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Everyone Has a ‘Leaky Gut’

The disease du jour has become a catchall for all kinds of health problems. But is a ‘leaky gut’ really that bad?

Illustration: James Daw

TThere are oodles of #leakygut posts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, many involving graphics and videos that purport to explain how it works and promise ways to heal it. But before you trust your gut to social media, know…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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