Do you ever wonder if your health problems stem from a gut problem or something else?
A few weeks ago, I was chatting with a woman who told me that she was so sick of feeling tired all the time. She woke up tired. She was tired after coffee. She was tired after eating.
She was too tired to exercise.
She was tired of health magazines because she was too tired to cook.
She was especially tired of sinking into the couch at the end of the day, totally defeated and depressed, and eating crap she knows she shouldn’t eat.
I offered her some help, but she didn’t think she had any "stomach problems".
Well, after assessing her, it turns out she had MANY digestive problems - just not the typical ones that people associate with the gut.
Fatigue can have many causes, but it is definitely linked to what you eat and how you digest it.
Knowing she had digestive problems was a great AID to her, because then she knew what to work on. For example, low stomach acid was preventing her from breaking down protein and absorbing iron – two essential nutrients for energy production.
After just four weeks of working together, she started waking up with energy, feeling more positive at work, and feeling inspired to go walking everyday.
Many steps in the right direction.
So I decided to put this little chart together to help you decide if your symptoms might be related to digestive problems. See anything that relates to YOU?
Hit reply and tell me about it, or join us in the It Takes Guts Community group as we discuss what it means and what to do about it.
With love for your gut,
It Takes Guts Nutrition
Katanne Belisle RHN
Gut Health Specialist
Whitehorse, YT, CAN
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