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Top Gut Secrets: How to Test for Dysbiosis, SIBO, and Leaky Gut

Your internal ecology has everything to do with your health. It is stunning to me that the gut is so smart and complex, yet so vulnerable. I’m sure you won’t be surprised to learn that many lifestyle factors directly impact your gut barrier and can lead to leaky gut, including eating certain foods, … [Read more...]

Gut Heath: Autoimmunity and the Leaky Gut Connection

When your body is healthy, you have a powerful army that defends you against invading bugs and foreign particles, such as viruses, bacteria, and parasites. That army is your immune system, and it polices your gut and blood stream for anything it deems foreign. Your immune system is a complex network of … [Read more...]

Leaky Gut: The Disease Your Doctor Can’t Diagnose

“Leaky Gut” sounds pretty weird, right? The first time I heard the term back when I was struggling with chronic diarrhea and low energy, what that popped in my mind was, “Ewwww, does that mean my poop is leaking into my body?” Now, after years of studying leaky gut, that simplistic question isn’t far … [Read more...]

GMOs: Guilty until Proven Innocent (Plus 5 Ways to Reduce Damage to Your Gut and Brain)

Is it safe to eat genetically modified foods? What about if you eat the meat of an animal raised on genetically-modified food? At this point, the scientific community is still gathering data but my hunch is that GMs are not good for your body, and we need to apply the precautionary principle. Here’s … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Loving Your Gut and Healing Digestive Problems Naturally

Your gut doesn’t lie. It gives you that “gut reaction” when something isn’t quite right; it growls when you’re hungry; and a stomach upset is sometimes the first symptom of something amiss in your body. Indeed, your gut may be the most forthcoming part of your body, unable to mask the symptoms when … [Read more...]

Road to Hormone Health Paved with Good Intestines: Top 5 Tips for Cleaning Up the Gut

After 20 years of balancing hormones in women, I consider the gut as the key change agent, the missing piece to the puzzle of how to feel most vital and restored hormonally. As Hippocrates put it, “All disease begins in your gut.” Another ways to put it: If your gut ain't happy, your hormones ain't … [Read more...]

Should I Try a Grain-Free Diet?

Want to learn more? Order Dr. Sara's new book  - about this topic and so much more – entitled, Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years. If you have given up gluten but got a partial response, or don’t feel like you got the relief you wanted … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Top 10 Plateau Busters

  Special Bonus: Download my Top 20 Plateau Busters below When people follow The Hormone Reset Diet, they lose up to 15 pounds. We know this statistic from extensive and scientifically rigorous pre-surveys and post-surveys, performed on the thousands of people who have completed the program. However, … [Read more...]

Dysbiosis Decoded: Symptoms, Why You Get It, and Link to Autoimmunity, Breast Cancer, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Plus Other Common Conditions

Dysbiosis is an imbalance in your gut flora caused by too few beneficial bacteria and an overgrowth of bad bacteria, yeast, and/or parasites. The more clinical term that relates to the problem is “Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth” (SIBO), and this term refers to the gut flora that crawled backward … [Read more...]

Is the Autoimmune Protocol Necessary?

In my last post about autoimmune disease, I explained how autoimmunity is a con artist, mimicking a number of different diseases and symptoms in the body. When considered collectively, autoimmune diseases—such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, … [Read more...]