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How Intestinal Permeability Contributes To Allergies, Illness & Autistic Spectrum Symptoms


This segment is a little longer at 4 minutes long- but if you have children or even specifically autistic children- check it out! 

They explain how gut permeability has increased due at least in part to the rise of GMO foods in the foods supply since 1996. This increased permeability allows food particles and contents of the intestinal tract to leak into the blood stream, where the body releases an antibody to "destroy" this foreign invader. 

The result is increased allergic responses- sometimes coming on overnight or increasing in severity and scope over time. 

To avoid a great portion of GMO foods avoid corn, soy, cottonseed and canola. These ingredients are VERY common in boxed food therefore box food or convenience foods like macaroni and cheese for example- should always be purchased organically when possible.

To hasten the heal time of you leaky gut, supplement with the powdered amino acid L'Glutamine. This will help speed healing in the lining of the intestinal tract as our intestinal tracts are mostly MADE form L'Glutamine. L'Glutamine (happily) is also a precursor to GABA, a feel good neurotransmitter that gives feelings of well being, and helps you stay calm under stress! 

Heal Your Leaky Gut and Cure your Allergies - And More!

You may have heard of Leaky Gut Syndrome: But what is a Leaky Gut? 

What happens is many years of poor eating, poor digestion and/or not drinking enough water erodes the lining of the gut. Stagnant wastes sitting around in the large intestine with delayed digestion also create parasite infestations that almost always simultaneously exist when someone has a leaky gut.  Gross I know- but wouldn't you rather know?

Anyway, food materials traveling through the intestines find their way through eroded portions of the intestinal lining and end up in the blood stream (where they DO NOT belong).  The body recognizes them as invaders and launches a response against the invader much the way it would respond to a pollen.  The body is pretty smart and it remembers those allergens as proteins that didn't belong in the blood stream. The body then sees any similar protein substance in the system as an invader.  This is why you see allergies to dairy, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, and so on; All contain proteins. 

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