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The 2 week gut cleanse (Part 2 of 3)

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on March 3, 2017

Note: If you haven't seen Part 1 yet, best to read it for context first.


First things first.  It's really, REALLY important that while you're doing this cleanse, you don't put anything in that is causing the problems in the first place.   That means AVOIDING* the following:

Alcohol - alcohol creates sugar as a metabolic by-product, and also contributes to inflammation by creating "Heat".  Beer is particularly problematic because of its

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The 2 week gut cleanse (Part 3 of 3)

Posted in 'Home Remedies' on March 9, 2017

Repopulating the good stuff 

If you have read Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, by now you will have done most of the cleansing work, and been off the stuff that causes the issues for a week or so.   The third step in the process is to boost the beneficial bacteria which are usually naturally present, to create a balanced internal digestive ecosystem.

What IS the good stuff and why do I need it?

Your gut needs certain types of helpful bacter

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