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Dr. Debé's blog on metabolically tailored nutrition and wellness
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Don’t let your microflora break your heart!...or bones…or brain…or joints…or…

Don’t let your microflora break your heart!...or bones…or brain…or joints…or…

February is Heart Health month. So of course, I’d like to speak to you about your …gut!

Once laughed at by conventional medicine, dysbiosis (imbalanced intestinal flora) is now verified to be a major cause of disease.

There is an explosion of research in the field of microflora or microbiome. These terms refer to the bacteria and other organisms that naturally inhabit our gastrointestinal tract. The skin and other body surfaces also are home to bacteria. The composition of your microbiome is a major determinant of your health.

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Don't let your M.D. tell you that you don't have a gluten problem until you have this test!

Don't let your M.D. tell you that you don't have a gluten problem until you have this test!

So much chronic unwellness can be attributed to gluten sensitivity and to leaky gut syndrome. I have written on both of these subjects before. Fatigue, pain, brain fog, depression, digestive symptoms, asthma, kidney disease, sore tongue, and vitamin D deficiency are a sample of the hundreds of possible manifestations of gluten sensitivity, which can affect any part of the body. What's new is the single blood test that checks for both gluten sensitivity and leaky gut syndrome with unsurpassed accuracy and economy.  

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