Studies reveal modern food processing techniques and additives cause food to become more allergenic and create or contribute to intestinal permeability (“leaky gut”) and generalized inflammation involving histamine, mast cells and more.
Portions have grown tremendously over the years, and it is most noticeable in restaurants. Many steaks often contain a pound of meat (yes that is 16 ounces!), overflowing pasta bowls often hold three or more cups, and some sandwiches contain over 1,000 calories. However, you do not need to eat an entire dish yourself.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the terms gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity and celiac disease tossed around a few dozen times in the past few years. If you spend a lot of time talking with me, you already know that consuming gluten can negatively impact your health.
When your digestive system isn’t working properly, your whole body can feel off. There a number of factors that can affect your digestion. Read on to find out if your eating habits and lifestyle are the cause of your tummy troubles and learn what you can do to help ease gas and bloating.