The five pillars for restoring gut health


The five-pillars for restoring gut health commonly used by functional medicine practitioners is called the 5R approach.  This is because it consists of 5 processes that start with the letter R. Remove Replace Re-inoculate Repair Rebalance Let's review what each of these steps involves. Remove This is the first and most crucial step to healing the gut, and it involves removing things that are causing harm to the gut resulting in it not functioning well. The common culprits would be the type of food we eat, exposure to certain bacteria, parasites, or viruses, and the build-up of toxins in our body [...]