leaky gut

8 signs you may have a leaky gut

The gut issue we’re going to explore today is often called leaky gut syndrome — and it’s becoming more and more common across the globe as populations the world over begin to adopt a Western diet and lifestyle. While leaky gut syndrome is a fairly modern phrase, it has another name that’s been documented for years — intestinal permeability. Hippocrates, …

stress and weight gain

The link between stress and weight gain

None of us like to gaze in the mirror and see a couple extra inches here, a few extra pounds there. And yet, it’s a common reality for so many of us. In fact, the number of overweight and even obese Americans has been on the rise for years. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen ourselves getting bigger and …