Leaky gut syndrome describes a state of hyperpermeability in the small intestines. The leakiness happens when microscopic enlargements of the spaces between the cells lining the gut become porous which compromises the role of the gut as the filter for repelling pathogens and antigens.
As much as 80 percent of the immune system is based in the gut making it a critical component of good health and wellbeing. This book is easy-to-understand and comprehensive. It features:
Dr. Trotter has a professional practice in treating patients with leaky gut syndrome.
Dr. Makoto Trotter, BSc (Hons), ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a special interest in digestion, hormones and skin conditions. He is passionate about holistic medicine.
Doug Cook, RD, MHSc, is a registered dietitian, holistic nutritionist and diabetes educator. He is a seasoned health professional, published author, freelance writer and consultant to a variety of clients: corporate, professional and the public.