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How Vitamin D Deficiency Leads to Gut Pathogens & Gut Autoimmunity

Many people with gut autoimmune conditions such as Crohn’s, colitis and IBD (irritable bowel disease) are often confused as to why they struggle with poor gut health. The reason - unbeknownst to most alternative and western docs at this time - is intimately tied to your light exposure (as I’ve shared in recent posts) but is also largely connected to the presence of multiple gut co-infections.

What do I mean by multiple gut co-infections? Well, in every case of chronic digestive disorders…

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Heathar Shepard
How Light Influences your Gut Health

The root of all gut autoimmunity and chronic gut issues are:

1. Poor light environment (dominated by nn-blue light and nn-EMF’s)

2. Multiple co-infections in the gut (article coming next week about the connection to gut co-infections & gut autoimmunity)

Why Elimination & Restriction Diets are NOT Helpful for Approaching Gut Autoimmunity (Answer: diet doesn’t correct your light environment)…

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Heathar Shepard
The Ultimate Diet for Crohn's & Colitis

If you’re someone with Crohn’s or colitis, you’ve likely tried one or even MANY different diets claiming to bring healing and support to gut autoimmune conditions. These diets range from the carbohydrate specific diet to FODMAPS to GAPS based diets. All are super well intentioned. However, NONE of them address the root of the gut autoimmunity issue. During this article, I’m going to share the root of Crohn’s and colitis and how a the Sunlight Rx diet is the ultimate diet to healing gut autoimmune conditions.

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Heathar Shepard
The Real Cause of Leaky Gut

Most people today have some degree of leaky gut. What is leaky gut for those of you who are unfamiliar with this condition? In simple terms, leaky gut is when your gut lining becomes less elastic, stretches apart and becomes porous allowing the foods you eat to leak into your blood stream. If leaky gut is not addressed and continues to worsen overtime, it can lead to everything from food allergies, asthma, colitis, and Crohn's to autoimmunity, T2D, sleep disturbances, chronic pain and even cancer.

Most people reach for a bottle of probiotics to rectify their digestive distress. However…

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Heathar Shepard
Why Kombucha Causes Candida Overgrowth

Kombucha is a probiotic-rich beverage that many people reach for when trying to rebuild or support their gut health. While many people are well intentioned around their call to kombucha, most are doing more harm than good to their bodies by overdoing it with this fizzy probiotic beverage.

Kombucha is a fermented beverage traditional to China and Russia. In ancient times, individuals from these cultures drank kombucha as a medicinal tonic in very small quantities. However, today many people are drinking…

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Heathar Shepard
What you need to know about yogurt

Yogurt can be a wonderfully nutritious food - rich in probiotics, a delicious and nourishing source of saturated fats and protein - however, this is not typically the case with commercial yogurts. Many of the commercial yogurts in your grocery store are actually causing more harm than good encouraging inflammation and feeding pathogenic bacteria and infections in your gut and body…

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Heathar Shepard