True health starts from a healthy gut
Hippocrates — the ancient Greek father of medicine — famously said that “all diseases begin in the gut.” Modern medicine continues to...
My own health journey started ten years back when, with a great deal of compassion, my gastro-enterologist told me that since the medications he had used up until then were not helping to heal my gut, we were out of options and the next course of treatment would be prednisone.
I did not know much about health back then, but one thing I did know was that I did not want to go on prednisone. I knew it caused weight gain and misery.
So I began to think for the first time I needed to address my situation by changing my diet. I was still in the thinking stage then. However, shortly afterwards, something amazing happened. My father handed me an article, from the Wall Street Journal, about people who were gluten sensitive.
I already knew that wheat had a bad effect on me and had been trying to avoid it for a while, not always successfully, but I hadn't known the problem was more widespread than just wheat, which, in an instant, made me realize the mistakes I had been making...
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