Kudzu root starch is beneficial and healing to the small intestines and is an alternative thickener to corn starch. Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin. The combination makes for a great evening treat. Alter berries to what is seasonally available or suits your taste/need. May use fresh or frozen berries. Find kudzu/kuzu root starch in the Asian section of the grocery store, natural food stores or online. Serve as pudding/gelatin treat. Store in refrigerator.
Cherry Berry Jelly is a beneficial treat using tart cherries (natural source of melatonin and anti-inflammatory) and kudzu root starch anti-inflammatory, calming for digestion and aid in controlling diarrhea.
This recipe is from Robyn Puglia.
Six Steps to Save Your Health Through Your Gut
It turns out, when it comes to healing the gut or recovering from chronic conditions, order and timing is everything. We use a 6 “R” Program, along with an individualized treatment approach, to help clients revitalize their health and gastrointestinal function. For those already in the know, this is the latest version of the 4R Program, originally developed by Jeffrey Bland, co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine. Here, we’ll fill you in on what the 6R Program is, why it works, and how to avoid some common missteps.
What is the 6R Program and who is it for? Find out here.
Expanding Our View on Leaky Gut: Beyond the ON/OFF Idea
What’s in your leaky gut protocol? Perhaps it’s time to expand beyond basic diet and 4/5-R supplements… did you know that many more factors influence permeability, including specific food bioactive compounds, hormones, microbes, antigens, additives, pesticides, mold, and lifestyle practices?
Read here for our extensive list of intestinal barrier modulators, and find out why we don’t think of leaky gut as an ON or OFF state.