inflammation

Short-Chain Fatty Acids: A New Tool for Systemic Inflammation

Short-Chain Fatty Acids:  A New Tool for Systemic Inflammation

To continue the conversation about probiotics and gut health, I dive deeper to explain what short chain fatty acids do and how they impact our overall health.

Leaky Gut Syndrome... I'm leaking from where now?!

Leaky Gut Syndrome... I'm leaking from where now?!

Is anyone else out there fascinated with the colon… Or is it just me? And why on Earth would I want to talk about “Leaky Gut Syndrome” anyway? It is a rather eloquently named pathology don't you think? Contrary to the graphic image that it hints towards, Leaky Gut Syndrome does not have anything to do with that synthetic fat substitute that came out in the 80’s which caused anal leakage. I suppose that would be called "Leaky Butt Syndrome." Leaky Gut Syndrome is much more dangerous than that. And here’s why: