It's weird to have a favorite of these trendy terms, but I do: it's leaky gut. Why is it my favorite? Because it looks past one type of food or diet and has nothing to do with weight or shape. It's about how what you eat can affect your health in ways you'd never imagine.
The more accurate term for describing a leaky gut is "intestinal hyperpermeability" or "increased intestinal permeability." Let me give you a little background without trying to bore you. Our gut, or intestines, isn't just a solid tube that carries digested food from our stomachs out of our body; it's porous, meaning extremely small particles can cross the barrier from inside the intestine to outside. These small objects end up in our blood and are then carried to other parts ofRead More »from New Study Links Stomach Problems to Depression