Listen to Your Gut: What Gut Biomes Reveal About Autoimmune Diseases

Your body is built to protect you. But what happens when your immune system, often referred to as “the second brain,”  turns on you and attacks your healthy cells?  Common bacteria– or “leaky gut” –may be in part to blame…

GI and Immune Connection

The Role of the GI Tract in the Immune System

Every single body system plays a role in our immune health. It is important to keep our body systems working in harmony to promote proper functioning and quality of life.  One of the most vital systems in our body influencing…

Digestion

What Really Goes On During Digestion?

When talking about stomach issues, the word “digestion” gets thrown around a lot. We find this to be a little concerning, as many people don’t quite understand what digestion really is or means. All they know is that they have…

Functional Nutrition Services Now Available in Kansas City

We’re proud to announce a new selection of Functional Nutrition Services designed to help you feel your best! At in2GREAT, we’re here to help you take your personal nutrition and wellness to the next level. Keep reading to learn more!…

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Nutrients in Your Diet Part 2: You Are What You Absorb

So you’ve started the journey to optimize your health! You’ve been cutting back on the processed foods and started incorporating more whole foods into your diet. But yet, you feel as though you still aren’t reaping the full benefits. Some…

IBS symptoms

IBS Symptoms | The sensitive gut: integrative ways to combat your IBS symptoms

Combat Your IBS Symptoms Using Integrative Methods   IBS Symptoms | Your gut is made up of a series of organs including your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon. This group of organs convert the food that you eat…

Inflammation, Digestion and the Immune System

Inflammation, Digestion and the Immune System: 3 Tips for Supporting Your Immune System with Food

A major part of your immune system is in your gut. This means how you treat your gut is important in protecting yourself from illness, autoimmune conditions and even cancer. Specialized immune cells and bacteria meet in the gut and…

Do You Have a Leaky Brain? How the Gut-Brain Connection Impacts Your Health

What Is The Gut-Brain Connection? The gut-brain connection is the system within your body that facilitates a two way communication between the GI tract and the brain. The gut or GI tract has its own nervous system called the enteric…

4 quadrants of gi health

HOW YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM WORKS

WHAT IS THE GI TRACT? Before we dive into the 4 Quadrants of GI Health, it is important to be on the same page with what we mean by GI tract and what a normal functioning GI tract is like.…

what is IBS?

WHAT IS IBS REALLY?

WHAT IS IBS? IBS and IBD often get lumped into the same category and the difference is often not well understood. First of all, both are digestive disorders. IBS is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and IBD is Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Both…

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7 SIGNS OF SMALL INTESTINE BACTERIA OVERGROWTH

SIBO or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth is a hot topic the holistic health world, and for good reason. It is the missed cause of many people’s GI distress and gaining popularity as people find relief from long-term GI issues. The…

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ULCERATIVE COLITIS & CROHN’S DISEASE: CAUSES,TESTING,TREATMENT

What is IBD?IBD is Inflammatory Bowel Disease which is caused by inflammation in the GI tract thought to be from an autoimmune reaction where the body is attacking it’s own tissue. Approximately 1 in 350 people worldwide have IBD. IBD is more…