Leaky Gut, Autoimmunity and Chronic Disease

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Ashley Turner An intact gut barrier is foundational for human health. The gut barrier between the GI tract and our internal environment protects our bodies by allowing nutrients to pass through, while blocking foreign invaders. When this barrier becomes compromised, it is called intestinal hyperpermeability or “leaky gut,” meaning that undigested food particles, toxins and […]

Natural Support for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disease

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Eugene R. Zampieron, Ellen J. Kamhi Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis, and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), involve destruction of healthy cells by the body’s own defensive mechanism. If the immune system’s faux pas is not corrected, the attack can progress to the heart, lungs, and other vital organs. The mechanisms that […]