What if we told you we had a secret tip to help you look and feel your best?
Trust me, we’re just as excited as you are.
As it turns out, one of the biggest components of getting better health both mentally and physically comes from nutrition. If you’ve ever gotten butterflies before a date or a big presentation, you probably know anxiety and emotions can affect the gut.
And if you’ve ever experienced anxiety, brain cloud, irritability, or wanted to stay in bed three days longer than the recommended daily average – that’s your gut signaling you too!
The Inflammation Checklist:
- Sugar: Particularly in the form of fructose and sucrose can spike insulin and trigger the release of inflammatory cytokines.
- Chemicals: Pesticides, environmental pollution, cosmetic additives and more can have a big affect on your energy production on a cellular level.
- Pathogens: The guys we mentioned above + gluten, grains, and genetically modified foods can create changes in our intestinal flora and result in the growth of pathogenic bacteria yeast, and fungus which keep our immune systems in a state of panic.
- Stress: In earlier human models, stress was necessary to the release cortisol in order to mobilize blood sugar (so we could run from a saber tooth tiger chasing after us).Unfortunately, as modern human this stress monitor doesn’t always know when we are in actual danger and can be triggered by all kinds of inputs (work, social media, even a supercharged workout!). Whether it is psychological, physiological, that release of cortisol can cause inflammation and suppress the immune system, as well as the immune function of your gut.
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