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Wellness Speaks Podcast Episode 003: Wellness Speaks About Restoring Gut Health

In this week’s episode, Jade and Shawna discuss the 4R’s protocol to restoring gut health and repairing leaky gut so you can get back to optimal health! This is a follow-up episode to, Wellness Speaks About Leaky Gut. The 4 R’s refer to: Remove Replace Reinoculate Repair You can also refer back to the article, […]



Zinc–a critical element for autism Zinc is critical in the nutritional healing process of autism, ADHD or other behavioral condition. It is known to play a vital role in neonatal development and is involved in countless metabolic and signaling pathways within the body. One of the many critical roles of zinc is in gastrointestinal function […]

How to Fix Leaky Gut!

This is Part 2 of the Leaky Gut series. Check Part 1 out here which explains what Leaky Gut (Intestinal Hyperpermeability) is and why you should care! As previously explained, up to 80% of our immune systems lie within our digestive tract. If it is out of whack, we will not have optimal health. This […]

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Why is Digestive Health so Important?

  Research over the past 2 decades is finding that most chronic health conditions begin with the health of our digestive systems. An unhealthy gut contributes to disorders such as diabetes, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, obesity and rheumatoid arthritis. There is growing evidence that our gut microbiome (balance of good and bad […]