HEALTHY GUT FUNCTION CAN BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
Alternative Medicine|February 2021
Healthy gut function can help improve and boost your immune system. It is your gut that helps to improve your body’s ability to fight infections. Our localized immune system is where 80% of your immune system is.

GALT – GUT-ASSOCIATED LYMPHOID TISSUE

Your gut is interacting with food every day and you do not want to weaken your immune system. Don’t make your immune system go after bad foods. Eat whole foods and following a paleo template is a good approach. You don’t want your immune system stressing out because of certain foods that are coming into play whether it is gluten, refined whole dairy, lots of refined sugar, and bad things like that. We have similar stuff happening with the small intestine where we have a lot of microvilli which are kind of like little vacuum cleaners that will like to suck up a lot of the nutrients and vitamins that we take.

MALT – MUCOSA-ASSOCIATED LYMPHOID TISSUE

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