Do breathing exercises before and after each meal.
Also, per that study, vitamin D can help fight against bad bacteria due to the way it tackles inflammation 118 . Pretty cool, right.
So instead of getting old fashioned food intolerance tests, I personally believe you’re better off doing an elimination diet per the above ideas, healing your gut and then gradually – and one by one – reintroducing foods to see how your now-healed gut deals with them.
Make sure to run your fermenting jar through the dishwasher before using it – a hot wash will help remove any bacteria that could interfere with the fermentation. For starter culture, you can use a vegetable or dairy based one. I tend to personally opt for the former. Each sachet will likely have a couple of grams of culture. And come with instructions on how to prep it, before adding it to the jar. Your kraut can be stored for more than the 2 week period mentioned in the graphic. In fact, unopened, you could keep it for 6-9 months easily. But once you open your kraut, keep it in the fridge, and for max 2 months. (But who’s not eating all that delicious kraut during that time?!)
And what about Vitamin D – how can it help leaky gut?
In many ways, your lovely plate of veggies and meat/fish, is really just a delivery vehicle for these healthy fats. So apply your EVOO liberally to a finished dish!
The lining of your digestive tract is just one cell layer thick. These highly specialized cells, called enterocytes, form a barrier between you, your bloodstream, your immune system, and the outside world that comes in through your mouth in the form of food, drink, medication, bacteria, and toxins.
37 Ways To Heal Your Leaky Gut.