Gut Reaction Archives - Restore

Fight the Industrial Food System!

Dr. Zach Bush and Team RESTORE always recommend eating organic, non-GMO foods to avoid consuming glyphosate and the damage it causes to the gut lining, which in turn compromises the natural strength of the immune system. Unfortunately, many people simply can’t afford to switch to buying all […]

By |August 1st, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Can’t Afford Organic? Stay Away from the Dirty Dozen

Dr. Zach Bush has given countless talks on the importance of avoiding glyphosate as much as possible by buying organic and non-GMO foods.  He urges everyone who hears him speak to buy organic in order to foundationally change the way food is produced for us. Unfortunately for us all, the massive industrial food system will […]

By |July 31st, 2018|Gut Reaction|

History of the Industrial Food System in the United States

Human health has been completely degraded in the last 40 years. We have gone from 4% of the population having chronic disease to over 50%. As a society we have outsourced our food and health to the chemical farming and pharmaceutical industries. As a result, we’ve lost […]

By |July 26th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Are There Any Safe Sunscreens?

What To Look Out For And What You CAN Use!

Choosing a sunscreen for yourself or your family has started to feel a little like navigating a minefield of information. There’s so much out there that one might feel hesitant to apply sunscreen and yet also hesitant to […]

By |July 24th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

What Role Does RESTORE Play in Gut Brain Health?

Recent science has termed the gut our “second brain,” or “Enteric Nervous System” (ENS). It consists of two thin layers of more than 100 million nerve cells that line our gastrointestinal tract, from our sinuses all the way to our rectum, and serves as a vast communication network. […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Gut Reaction|

The Gut-Brain Connection

You’ve probably heard in the lay literature or in the science literature that the gut is the second brain. But even that astounding statement is starting to look like it may be erroneous.

We have discovered in the last couple of years that 90 percent of the serotonin (which is a […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Candy and Her Chickens

Charlottesville and the surrounding Central Virginia region are a true haven of natural beauty. Surrounded by rolling green foothills with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, we at RESTORE are so lucky to have all this serenity around us. It truly inspires a drive to get outside, breathe deep, and just slow down.

Small farming […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Travel Healthy with Kids

Even the idea of traveling with young ones might be enough to make your shoulders tense up a little, no matter where you’re going. Kids certainly add an element of energy to all parts of life, and if that energy isn’t channeled productively, chaos inevitably ensues.

Exposing your children […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Build a Mud Kitchen Today!

By |June 29th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

The Diet Debate

When it comes to choosing the best foods for your individual needs, there are many options out there. Since more than one-third (36%) of Americans follow a special diet, there’s a good chance that you or a family member adhere to a particular way of eating that […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Gut Reaction|