5 ways to know you need to heal your gut


Is your gut trying to tell you something?

Your gut health is more important than you may realize. It plays a crucial role in your overall well-being, affecting everything from your mood to your skin to your immune system. If your gut is out of balance, it can throw off your entire body. So how do you know if your gut needs some love & attention?

Here are five signs to look out for:

1. Digestive Issues

If you frequently experience bloating, gas, constipation, or diarrhea, it could be a sign that your gut is in need of healing. These symptoms indicate that your digestive system is not functioning optimally and may be struggling to break down and absorb nutrients.

2. Food Sensitivities

Do certain foods leave you feeling uncomfortable or cause an allergic reaction? This could be a sign of an imbalanced gut. When your gut lining is damaged, it can become more permeable, allowing undigested food particles to enter your bloodstream and trigger an immune response.

3. Low Energy Levels

If you find yourself feeling tired and sluggish all the time, despite getting enough sleep, it could be a sign that your gut is not absorbing nutrients properly. When your gut is healthy, it helps to break down and absorb the nutrients from the food you eat, providing you with the energy you need to thrive.

4. Mood Swings and Anxiety

Believe it or not, your gut health can have a significant impact on your mental health. The gut and brain are connected through the gut-brain axis, and imbalances in the gut can lead to imbalances in neurotransmitters, affecting your mood and contributing to anxiety and depression.

5. Skin Issues

Have you been struggling with acne, eczema, or other skin problems? Your gut health could be to blame. Inflammation in the gut can manifest as inflammation on the skin, leading to various skin conditions. Healing your gut can help improve the health and appearance of your skin.

If you're experiencing any of these signs, it's time to show your gut some love and start the healing process. Incorporating gut-healing foods into your diet, such as bone broth, probiotic-rich foods, ginger, turmeric, fiber-rich foods, and omega-3 fatty acids, can help restore balance and promote a healthy gut. For more tips on get health and help with banishing your bloat, check our my NEW Feel Good Gut Guide! 

We will also being kicking off this new guide with our FIRST EVER nutrition challenge, Feel Good 14, starting February 19th!

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