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How to Know if you Have Leaky Gut: 5 Essential Supplements to Protect the Gut Lining

Leaky Gut syndrome is a phenomenon that has gained some attention lately, especially among health professionals and caregivers. Its other name is intestinal permeability. It is a medical condition characterized by the leakage of bacteria and toxins through the walls of the intestines.

Some medical and healthcare professionals do not think leaky gut syndrome is real. However, studies have shown that the syndrome does exist and is associated with a number of health disorders.

This article will critically examine leaky gut syndrome and how it could be resolved naturally.

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Top 3 Anti-inflammatory and Tumor Fighting Remedies: Most People Don’t Know About

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Soursop and Soursop Leaves (Graviola) – The anti-cancer benefits

Soursop fruit has a lot of wonderful benefits. It is available in large quantities in Singapore though it is native to South America, Africa, and Asia. It is no longer news that cancer is very getting rampant in many parts of the world.

Soursop is the fruit of the plant Annona muricata. Many people have heralded it as the miracle cure for cancer. Its anti-cancer properties were first discovered in the 1970s but weren’t made known to the public until of recent. Though the reasons may not be known, we are relieved that soursop can be used for the treatment of various kinds of cancer and has more effect that some cancer drugs. Cancer is quite devastating and capable of ruining a person’s life. Sadly, current anti-cancer medications and therapies do not seem to make much impact on the disorder. It is therefore of utmost importance that we discuss the anti-cancer properties of cancer for the benefit of the readers.

First of all, soursop contains a number of nutrients. These include:

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The Top 4 Health Issues that Contributed to My Panic Attacks: My Healing Story

I had my first panic attack at 15, I remember standing in our washroom at my sister’s place back home and having a feeling of apprehension and terror, an overwhelming feeling of fear that something unimaginable was going to happen. I was cold however I was sweating; I had an almost out of body type of experience. It was so intense that my heart rate started to rise, I felt dizzy and everything around me was falling apart. It all happened after I went through a very stressful period of my life. Later, I was having all kinds of gut problems. Anything that affects your brain might have a connection with the gut. It has been proven that poor gut bacteria can cause mood problems and even depression. 

I was ashamed of talking to someone because in certain places I lived seeing a counselor automatically translated to you being crazy. I was lost, I was fifteen, and by the time I turned sixteen, I was diagnosed with an ulcer. No medications brought relief to any of these things. I kept my struggle private. But it soon became too overwhelming when I started university. The truth is I was dealing with so much stress that my body could no longer cope. Around the same time, I started having skin problems too.

I’ve always been someone who loved reading, writing, dancing and studying; these things are a part of me and they kind of helped me cope with my recurrent panic attacks.  All of a sudden, I went through another stressful event and all my health issue kind of stopped, only to return a year later, stronger than ever. This is like a state of shock for the body.

By the time I turned twenty-four, I was having these panic attacks almost every day. I decided to fight back with food, I tried all kind of diets. I started to see a gastroenterologist, a counselor, a spiritual advisor and do not forget the repeated visit to my family doctor and gynecologist who told me that it was all in my head. I was scared to be labeled crazy. Guess what? I was not; it all had to do with my blood sugar. My blood sugar was up and down because of my adrenals. My adrenals were tired because of a poor lifestyle, it’s a vicious circle. I went through so much and I was so tired that my adrenals were no longer happy. They started acting out and my thyroid, my hormones, and my mood were affected. It took research after research to find out what was wrong.

Listed below are 4 things that could be causing your panic attacks:

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How to Create an Anti-inflammatory Diet Shopping List: 5 Important Facts

Chronic inflammation continues to threaten the lives of millions worldwide. Today, people are suffering from illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, cancers and other inflammatory ailments including familial Mediterranean fever. Developing countries are especially prone to such illnesses and often die from various cancers. Many studies today have shown that lifestyle choices, especially foods we consume every day, can greatly impact the rate of illnesses.

A well-balanced diet can help fight many of the illnesses people are faced with every day. Some of these foods have anti-inflammatory compounds, which can deter the body from such diseases. As a result, avoiding inflammatory promoting foods and consuming more natural anti-inflammatory foods will greatly reduce the number of illnesses. It’s time to create the perfect anti-inflammatory shopping list with this ultimate guide.

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How to Read Food Labels: Top 4 Fake Ingredients to Avoid

You can not measure every bite that passes your lips, but it’s a good idea to measure most foods and drinks until you get a feel for the portion size. It’s an oversized world out there and most people are surprised that their idea of a single serving is two or three.

If you’re on bells and whistle, there are food scales that are pre-programmed with nutrition information, as well as scales that keep a running total of your daily food and nutrient supply for you. However, the only tools you really need are a simple and inexpensive gram scale, dry and liquid measuring cups and the idea of reading food labels.

Among all these tools, reading food labels seems to be the most effective way to determine the right kind of food that can be bought at the supermarket. It makes you choose reasonable food. You can use the “Nutrition Information” section of a specific item in the grocery store to determine the amount of serving sizes specified in this product.

With food labels, you can clearly understand the amount and type of nutrients that are included in the item. It usually contains information on saturated fat, sodium, total fat, fiber and cholesterol “per serving”.

However, reading and understanding food labels can be very confusing for a typical consumer. A typical consumer would definitely ask what these numbers mean and how this affects the diet if they follow the serving service indicated on the food label.

For a clearer and more complete understanding of the items on the food label, here is a list of things you need to know:

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