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Conscious Living: Gut inflammation

Updated: Sep 10, 2023

Gut inflammation is a condition that can cause a variety of symptoms, such as abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhea. It is also known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The causes of gut inflammation are not fully understood, but they can include diet, stress, and certain medications.


The gut microbiome:


The gut microbiome is the community of bacteria that live in our intestines. It is made up of trillions of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. The gut microbiome plays an important role in our health, including our digestion, immune system, and mental health.

A healthy gut microbiome is essential for gut health. However, the gut microbiome can be disrupted by factors such as diet, stress, and certain medications. This can lead to gut inflammation and other health problems.


Diet and lifestyle changes:


There are a number of dietary and lifestyle changes that can help to improve gut health. These include:

  • Eating a healthy diet that is rich in proteins, omega fatty acids, and fruits, vegetables.

  • Avoiding processed foods, sugary drinks, and excessive alcohol consumption.

  • Managing stress through exercise, yoga, or meditation.

  • Getting enough sleep.

Mindful eating:


Mindful eating is a practice of paying attention to the present moment while eating. It can help to reduce stress, improve digestion, and promote weight loss.

Some specific tips for practicing mindful eating include:

  • Eating slowly and savoring each bite.

  • Paying attention to the taste, texture, and smell of your food.

  • Not eating while distracted.

Meditation:


Meditation is a practice of focusing the mind on the present moment. There are many different types of meditation, so you can find one that works for you. Some popular types of meditation include mindfulness meditation, yoga, and tai chi.

Meditation can help to improve gut health by reducing stress and inflammation.


Other conscious-based solutions:


There are a number of other conscious-based solutions that can help to improve gut health. These include:

  • Taking probiotics. Probiotics are live bacteria that are similar to the good bacteria found in the gut. They can be taken as supplements or found in fermented foods like yogurt and kefir.

  • Getting regular exercise. Exercise helps to reduce stress and improve circulation, which can both benefit gut health.

  • Avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can damage the gut lining and contribute to gut inflammation.

Conclusion:


There are a number of conscious-based solutions that can help to improve gut health. These solutions can be implemented each day, making them a convenient and effective way to improve your overall health and well-being.


If you are struggling with gut inflammation, it is important to see a doctor. A doctor can help you to identify the underlying causes of your gut health problems and develop a treatment plan.

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Sep 09, 2023

One disagreement with whole grains in our diet. Whole grains turns into a sticky glue like substance that is called Lectins. The species that can consumes whole grains either their colon or intestines are larger then ours to digest grains & they also, have multiple 2 - 4 stomachs.

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