Anti-acids and acid blockers have a negative effect on general health – stomach acid

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Stomach Acid Normal stomach acid assists in killing bad bacteria and fungi in the stomach. It is also needed for protein absorption and assists with vitamin and mineral absorption. Anti-acids decrease stomach acid and can affect the following: a. Reduced absorption of vitamins and minerals and that can lead to the following: Systemic decline in general health Reduced neurological function … Read More

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Fatigue – I am always tired and don’t know what is wrong with me (continued)

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6. Hormone Imbalances Endocrine malfunction and imbalances 7. Gastrointestinal Imbalances Dysbiosis: gut flora unbalanced Leaky gut Pathogens and Candida Inflamed digestive tract Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) Constipation 8. Environmental toxicity Herbicides and pesticides Electromagnetic pollution and radiation: cell phone and electronics Polluted water: parasites, fluoride and pharmaceuticals 9. Genetics Genetic testing can assist with risk diseases and prevention 10. … Read More

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Fatigue – I am always tired and don’t know what is wrong with me

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Causes of fatigue 1. Nutrient deficiencies A low kilojoule diet and / or protein intake Low nutrient density – food intake might be high in kilojoule content and low in nutrient value Specific deficiencies: low in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fatty acids. carotenoids and flavonoids Food intolerances or allergies 2. Stress: Physical and/or psychological Anxiety Insomnia Restlessness Burnout Depression 3. … Read More

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Leaky gut affects the whole body (2nd week)

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What is a leaky GUT? Leaky gut develops due to gaps between the cells (enterocytes) that make up the membrane lining of your intestinal wall. The tiny gaps allow substances such as undigested food, bacteria and metabolic wastes that should be confined to your digestive tract, to escape into your bloodstream. Once the integrity of your intestinal lining is compromised, … Read More

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Mycotoxin exposure is bad news to your heart – by Sue Visser

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Mycotoxin exposure is bad news to your heart Mycotoxins as a result of exposure to environmental or food-based sources of mould and fungi can be detrimental to your cardiovascular health, your mental state and your endocrine system. These unseen pathogens can cause inflammation, free radical stress, acidity and toxicity in the body that mimic the effects of bad eating habits, … Read More

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