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Do you have a Leaky Gut?

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Last Updated on January 7, 2022 by Renee’

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There are 4 main causes of Leaky Gut! Read here to see what the symptoms are & if you have it & what to do. www.thehealthnutmama.com

There are 4 main causes of Leaky Gut! Read here to see what the symptoms are & if you have it & what to do. www.thehealthnutmama.com

Hippocrates -Leaky Gut “All disease begins in the Gut”! Hippocrates

Finally, we now have evidence to back him up.  

You might be surprised how many health conditions are a result of having a Leaky Gut.

So, What Causes Leaky Gut?

4 main causes of Leaky Gut:

1.  Poor diet

One of the main causes is the SAD (Standard American Diet) which includes gluten, grains, dairy, sugar, processed foods, vegetable oils, soy, GMO’s conventional meats, eggs, farmed fish etc…

2.  Chronic stress

 From everyday life such as work, school, family problems etc…

3.  Toxin overload

We are exposed to so many toxins in our everyday life such as prescription medications, or over-the-counter drugs like aspirin, Tylenol, Ibuprofen,  preservatives & glyphosate (round-up) in our food, all the chemicals in our personal care products & cleaning supplies.

4.  Bacterial imbalance 

The bacteria in the gut is destroyed from taking antibiotics, eating GMO’s, non-organic foods, grains, etc…

*Did you know that if you have an autoimmune disease, you have a leaky gut? 

I have 3 autoimmune diseases & I have leaky gut. I have been able to put all 3 of my autoimmune diseases in remission by changing my diet, cleaning up the toxins in my home & the toxins I use in personal care.

I was able to do this with the PaleoAIP Diet & drinking lots of Bone Broth.

What’s wrong with our food?cereal - Leaky Gut

The most common components of food that damages the intestinal lining are the proteins found in un-sprouted grains, sugar, GMOs, and conventional dairy.

The problem with un-sprouted grains is that they contain large amounts of anti-nutrients or nutrient blockers called phytates and lectins. Lectins are sugar-binding proteins that act as a natural defense system for plants that protect them from outside invaders like mold and parasites.

This is good news for plants but bad news for your body. Your digestive lining is covered with sugar-containing cells that help break down your food. Lectins gravitate toward this area and when they attach to your digestive lining, it damages your gut and causes inflammation.

What about personal care & cleaning products?

Another thing that I didn’t realize that is so harmful is all the chemicals that we put on our bodies.Leaky Gut www.thehealthnutmama.com

Our skin is our largest organ & absorbs anything we put on it within seconds.

I had to learn to read labels on everything from what I eat to what I put on my body. Educate yourself. Don’t trust the marketing packages & especially not the government that regulates these. If in doubt, don’t buy. Make your own products using natural ingredients you know you can trust. Coconut Oil & Essential Oils are my best friends.

Also, remember to clean up your cleaning supplies. These items are toxic.  I now make most of my cleaning supplies or I buy all-natural products. 

I make my own anti-aging moisturizer using essential oils that I absolutely love. My recipe is here.


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Symptoms or Conditions of Leaky Gut

  •  Digestive issues –  such as gas, bloating, diarrhea, Crohn’s  disease (IBS) irritable bowel syndrome or Ulcerative  Colitiswoman sick allergies - Leaky Gut
  •  Seasonal allergies
  •  Asthma
  •  Hormonal imbalances –  such as PMS or PCOS
  •  Autoimmune diseases – such as Rheumatoid Arthritis,  Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Lupus, Psoriasis, Multiple  Sclerosis, Celiac disease, Vitiligo etc…
  •  Chronic fatigue or Fibromyalgia.
  •  Depression, anxiety, lack of  focus, ADD, ADHD, or Autism
  •  Acne, Rosacea, Rashes, Eczema, or Psoriasis
  •  Candida
  •  Food allergies
  •  Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Thyroid Issues or sluggish metabolism
  • Sick often (2-3 times a year or more)
  • Cravings
  • Stress
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea 
  • Joint pain, headaches
  • Gluten, dairy or other food sensitivities


If you have more than 2-3 of these symptoms, you may be in the beginning stages of Leaky Gut.

Cleaning up your diet & changing your lifestyle will likely prevent you from getting a full-blown leaky gut. Do it now. Do not wait until you are full-blown to start as I did.

If you answered yes to more than 4, you more than likely have a Leaky Gut. You need to take action now. It will only get worse as time goes on.  Trust me. I know firsthand about this.


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Steps to Heal

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I healed my Leaky Gut by starting the Paleo Diet. After about 6 months I started the AIP Diet, perfect for healing leaky gut & autoimmune diseases. I have been able to put all 3 of my autoimmune diseases in remission. 

*Read more about the Paleo Diet and The AIP diet. The Paleo diet & AIP diet are perfect for healing Leaky Gut.

*If you want more detailed information regarding Leaky Gut, read the book “Eat Dirt” by Dr. Josh Axe.


*NO information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition.

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