Informative article on Leaky Gut

Is a Leaky Gut Causing You to Pack on the Pounds?

by Dr. Mercola

Story at-a-glance

  • Leaky gut is associated with increased levels of visceral fat, liver fat, and larger waist circumference
  • Visceral fat is associated with metabolic syndrome and increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke
  • You can have leaky gut even if you’re healthy, often caused by poor diet (sugar, processed foods), certain medications and other toxins
  • Repairing your digestive health with probiotics and lifestyle changes can help you repair leaky gut and possibly reduce visceral fat 
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