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Secrets for Healing Your Gut with Sara Keough
Meet Sara Keough
Sara Keough MS, CNS, LDN, is an “Eco-Nutritionist”. She began her career in ecological work in her home state of Colorado and now practices as a clinical nutritionist in Maryland. She supports patients with a wide variety of health conditions, including digestive issues, autoimmune disorders, heart disease, diabetes, and metabolic disorders. Educating patients on the value of nutrient-dense foods and rewilding their microbiomes by consuming food from local, regenerative farmers is vitally important in her practice as this is an essential component of their healing process. Sara utilizes advanced functional testing in her practice to address the root cause of her patient’s issues and to nourish their inner ecosystem.
Sara Keough has been helping me on my journey with healing my thyroid, and I’m glad to share her wisdom, perspective, and knowledge to help you with your health and well-being. As always, please take what you like and leave the rest.
The Body Can Heal
Let’s first start by remembering that our bodies are incredible at self-healing. They are designed to heal and be restored to complete health. Knowing this is crucial, especially if you are working on healing yourself from any kind of condition. It’s crucial to affirm and know how powerful your body is. I personally believe that autoimmune disorders are intricately connected to a lack of self-love and self-compassion. Through my inner healing work, I’ve been learning that one of the most important things I can do is put my self-care first and prioritize loving myself. This might feel awkward and problematic at first, but if you stay with me and put your health first, it will be one of the most important things you can do for your health, well-being, and life.
What Is Your Gut Microbiome?
Healing your gut comes down to the microbiome. Think of the gut microbiome as a diverse garden. You want lots of variety of plants, flowers, and crops without weeds or dry soil. What’s happening is that for many, we’re decimating the beneficial, healthy species because of overconsumption of sugar, processed foods, antibiotics and chemicals, and toxins. Over time this can create fungal, yeast, or bacteria overgrowth. Ideally, you want a gut biome that’s a flourishing ecosystem in harmony and full of diversity.
Secrets for Healing Your Gut
Some basic ways for healing your gut are chewing your food thoroughly, eating fermented foods, and increasing your stomach acid and enzymes with good probiotics, prebiotics, and digestive tonics. Sara Keough shares her favorite digestive tonic, which is made with:
1 quart of water
1/4 c of Apple Cider Vinegar
1/4 c of lemon juice
1/4 c of raw honey (or don’t add if you’re sensitive to sugar)
and grated ginger root.
This tonic is an excellent way to aid your digestion and help with gut healing. You’ll want to drink 4 oz with every meal and keep a fresh batch weekly. Sara also recommended supporting your local farmers and buying local whenever possible.
To learn more about Sara Keough, healing your gut, and her other work, go to http://www.eco-nutrition.com. Here’s the article Sara referred to about the regenerative farm map: https://regenerationinternational.org/regenerative-farm-map
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