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Celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivities make strong cases for giving up gluten. Along with fostering healthy gut flora, going gluten-free can help alleviate type-1 diabetes, IBD, and autoimmune disorders. But if you are not gluten intolerant, stick to a regular diet as consumption of gluten-free products may deprive you of essential nutrients like vit B and D, fiber, calcium, magnesium, folate, and iron.
We are colonized by ten times more bacteria in our gut than the cells in our body! The diversity of gut bacteria species and the numbers of specific beneficial or harmful bacteria impact the amount and nature of toxic and inflammatory substances released, leading to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer, Liver Disease, Chronic Heart Failure and Autoimmune Disease.
Crops are genetically modified to such an extent that our body recognizes them as foreign bodies. This makes it difficult to digest and also depletes our body of several enzymes that were used for digestion when plants were consumed in their natural form. Lack of these enzymes is what results in a weak and slow digestive system, in spite of eating healthy.
Ulcerative Colitis is characterised by inflammation and scarring in the inner lining of the large intestine or colon which leads to mucus and bloody diarrhoea. Ulcerative colitis can be managed by medications such as antibiotics, painkillers, steroids, anti inflammatory drugs and anti diarrhoeal drugs. Balanced diet controls the symptoms of ulcerative colitis which is most important for improving overall health.
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