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What to do if you have a sensitive gut and previously did not do well with supplements.
These are 7 suggestions from Digestive Reset ™:
eat a full meal before taking your supplements, unless otherwise is recommended by your practitioner. But majority of nutraceuticals are meant to be taken after a full meal. If you wanted to learn the difference between nutraceuticals and natural supplements, watch my previous YouTube video.
try to spread supplements, for example if you had a multivitamin pack, consider breaking them to individual vitamins and take only the ones needed or the ones you are depleted of.
try the liquid options, like vitamin C, Zinc, B vitamins, Glutathione are all now have liposomal liquid forms.
before taking fat soluble vitamins like A, D and E you will need to eat a meal that contains healthy fat for best absorptions and tolerance.
try opening capsules, pour the contents and mix it small amount of unsweetened apple sauce (one at a time). Please, note some liver supporting supplements, bitter herbs and others may not be suitable for this option.
see if the same supplements come in powder form that you can dilute or mix in your favorite non-dairy milk or beverage.
consider purchasing from a reputable supplement company. Less expensive brands can have fillers that are can be rough on your tummy and you may think it was the supplement or the vitamin that hurt you while it was the filler or additive that hurt your sensitive lining. Examples of those include magnesium stearate or sodium benzoate.
I wanted to wish you the Healthiest and Most Prosperous Year!
I personally and professionally know how important health is. I know how we tend to disregard the little signs and how hard it can hit us when we are completely loose the connection between the mind and the body.
This new year, I am committing to some things and cutting off some others, that no longer serve me.Last year, we overspent our precious time on social media and fears of the future, instead of doing small actionable steps toward better health and better mindset. And frankly, there were all the reasons for this behavior.
But 2020 is over, so I am starting new and fresh, no resolutions at all. I notice that when I make resolutions (side note I’m a free and creative person by nature), all kind of resolutions feel restricting to me. But if it works for you, awesome.
What I choose to do instead is being more in tune with my body and listen to it to achieve my health goals (and of course doing functional medicine along the way). If the day did not go according to my original plan, there is always tomorrow, but that does not have to mean you slack off all the time. Also, there are times when you feel where you can’t afford to slack off, like if it feels like I could go in a flare, I get VERY strict and very good. Trust the process and trust yourself.
My commitments for health and personal growth this year:I commit to less social media, more self-love, less screen time, and more family time and back to more learning and education. It is not a New Year’s resolution; it is more of a fluid commitment for me. Few years ago, I started giving a word for the upcoming year and this year my word is “SELF-LOVE”. For years I thought it was selfish to think this way, but more than ever I realize that it is crucial for healing the body and healing your digestive system. Self-love starts when we observe our actions, words, and thoughts with compassion as if we were our best friend. Be your own best friend! Especially when it hurts, when you want to get angry with your body, that is the time, more than ever, to be your own best friend.Share with me what your word for the year is.
Great digestive health is not always about the right kind of medicine, the right kind of a supplement, even the right kid of food. It is an amazing balance between mind at peace, right kind of nutrition and of course understanding your body as much as possible.
Over the years, I have done so many different tests that the information and those experiments will not fit into a book. Some of those diagnostics made sense, but some really did not. For example, if you find out something about your genetics that we have no control over or no treatment for yet, why would it make sense to test it.What I would rather do instead is do my best for my gut microbiome so it can run the process in my gut to almost perfect.
The science of epigenetics has shown us the beauty of our system and the power and control we truly have over our genetics. We used to think that genetics rule our health and our future but now we know that we can prevent or control illnesses when learning more about our predispositions.
Genetics is not a sentence; it is more knowledge and power to do something about your health. For example, if you happen to have parents with diabetes and you have a genetic predisposition to get it at certain age, you have a choice to say the heck with it and eat whatever and do whatever because you will get it anyway or your other option could be eating clean, monitoring stress levels, monitoring blood sugar and keeping blood sugar stable. The second choice will surely prevent or delay the onset or severity of the illness. You still have the power and you still have the control, if you choose to take it.
If you are on the same page with me, let us do this year right. Let 2021 be a wonderful year and you be as resilient as possible.
Come on the Healthy and Happy 2021 ride with me! I would be constantly on top of the newest and greatest research of gut health, IBD and hormone health!
I’m starting a Free 7 Day Gut Microbiome Challenge on my Instagram on Jan 10th. Please, follow me there @digestivereset or click HERE.
I wish you great health!
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I know we are still having lots of COVID related complications and acute respiratory flare ups. It is a trial period in our lives and for our healthcare system.
Thankfully, great supplements have seen some recognition but still not enough of it. People with better immune system and with better immune barriers, like uncompromised digestive mucosal lining are in better shape against many illnesses.
One of the recent articles highlighted the dosing and supplements needed for respiratory support. I will have the link for the articles listed.
Here are the supplements and their doses. Please, notice some of these can already be in your multivitamin formulas, your meal replacements shake, and your foods fortified with those, so do not overdo it:
Omega 3 fatty acids
Arginine and glutamine
I recommend trying to get the nutrients from your food first and testing of course for micronutrient depletion. But many with digestive problems cannot absorb them and many cannot get to do the testing.
Getting those supplements in the doses suggested previously are considered safe enough not to cause high levels of micronutrients.
Fat soluble vitamins like A, D and E are the ones we worry more about overdosing them. Sticking to the recommendations above is important to prevent issues.
What to do if you have a sensitive gut and previously did not do well with supplements. I’ll send the next email with a video on my best 7 Tips To Reduce Your Chances of Supplements Hurting Your Tummy.
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