Leaky Gut

This is chapter 12 of my book “DIABETES. A world of possibilities”, which I’m publishing here for free. You can access all chapters of the book published until now here. “All disease begins in the gut.” Hippocrates You have probably already heard that our gut is our second brain. If the brain is our main control center, having a second brain indicates the importance of the gut to our health. The gut is the first line of defense of our immune system, since the digestive system represents almost the only access point to the human body and, therefore, the main road for viruses and germs looking to enter the body and blood. To combat this, our digestive system begins, when we are born, with a wall of defenses, such as enzymes and good bacteria, to fight the bad bacteria via a defense wall that should only be permeable to molecules having […]

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