We are not talking about a slim waist – ripped abs – or a happy and sufficient “beer belly.”

GUT includes the organs of digestion and GUT LINING, a mega-membrane which extends from the nasal and sinus passages all the way through the body to the rectum. Including the esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines, it is approximately equal to two tennis courts in surface area, and is held together by “tight junctions.” We also call it the digestive tract, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and in the small intestines and large intestine (or colon) as the intestinal lining or walls.

Your gut is populated optimally by 20,000-30,000 species of bacteria and their genetic material, known since 2001 as the microbiome. [1] The gut microbiome plays an important role in digestion and nutrition. A good gut has an intact tight junction membrane system and a diverse and healthy bacterial population.

 

Why is a good gut important for great health?

Maintaining gut balance is increasingly being shown to be vital to overall health, as a majority of the immune system is in the gastrointestinal tract. [2]

Processed foods, GMOs, gluten, and environmental factors such as herbicides and animal antibiotics reduce the healthy bacteria in your digestive tract, and can literally create a permeability in those tight junctions of the delicate gut lining. These factors can have an impact on immune function and overall health:

  • Spaces or gaps in the gut lining can allow undigested food and other elements within the gut to escape into the bloodstream, causing the immune system to defend against these foreign “invaders.”
  • A diversity of friendly bacteria in the gut is increasingly being shown to be correlated with health in many specific health situations. [3]

 

How does RESTORE contribute to a good gut?

RESTORE is a new generation, earth-derived supplement that promotes an optimal gut environment. It is not a probiotic. It is not a prebiotic. Rather, it is a carbon-rich, alkaline liquid, comprised of Terrahydrite™, a formulation of Aqueous Humic Substances and trace mineral amino acid complexes. It is naturally gluten-free. RESTORE has been shown to create a beneficial shift in the bacteria of the microbiome.

RESTORE’s proprietary Terrahydrite was developed by a Team of scientists and physicians to support and strengthen the integrity of the gut lining. Carbon-based redox molecules from ancient fossilized soil help restore the communication network between bacteria in the gut, mitochondria, and cells in the body.  In cell culture studies, RESTORE was shown specifically to protect intestinal barrier function in response to insult from gluten and the herbicide glyphosate.

 

References:

[1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3426293/

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2515351/

[3] https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/research/advancements-in-research/fundamentals/in-depth/the-gut-where-bacteria-and-immune-system-meet