Have you heard of leaky gut? Some people say it doesn’t exist but if you take a quick look through Pubmed, you’ll find a lot of research backing it’s existence. Leaky gut (Intestinal Permeability) happens when bacteria and toxins are able to “leak” through the intestinal wall into the blood stream and then create havoc in the body through numerous symptoms.
Leaky gut is caused by so many things, but here is a short list: Genetically Modified Foods, pesticides, antibiotics, over the counter medications, alcohol consumption, seed and vegetable oils, foods like grains, soy, legumes, etc. and non-foods like junk foods, processed foods, etc.
Take a look at the list below and if you have 3 or more symptoms listed below, then your chances of having Leaky Gut are quite high, and you need to start taking measures to correct this.