Do You Have Digestive Symptoms That Just Won’t Go Away?
If you do, this episode is for you! You could be struggling with food chemical sensitivity. This is where you react to chemicals in your otherwise “healthy food.” These natural chemicals are in many plant and animal foods. For plants, they often serve the purpose of protecting the plant from it’s natural predators so the species continues to survive.
A healthy gut is able to process these chemicals out of the body without absorbing too many of them. However, if you have an unhealthy gut, you may be absorbing these toxins at a much higher rate.
I dive into the food chemicals that can wreak havoc on your digestive system and impact your mental and physical health. If you’re on a “healthy” diet or you’ve tried many other things to heal and are still struggling with bloating, constipation, pain, low energy, anxiety, and brain fog this might be something to look into.
I’ll walk you through what these food chemicals are and the most common foods they’re found in. I also go through some common symptoms with food chemical sensitivity and talk about how to figure out which category you’re sensitive to. Once you figure out what your sensitivities are, you can take control of your symptoms by altering and rotating the foods you eat.
As you heal, your sensitivity to these foods will improve and you should be able to tolerate many more foods. But to get to that point, you have to remove the problem foods causing inflammation in your gut and give it a chance to heal.