Tag Archives: digestion

Heal Your Gut – with Chitosan

by in Articles, Digestion and Immunity April 5, 2016

Feeling and looking great is everyone’s dream. DigestShield® makes that dream easier! DigestShield® works to make your life better in four big ways. Serrapeptase and AN-PEP enzymes break down gluten before it can cause any damage to your gut or cause you to have any of the awful symptoms of gluten sensitivity. (1) General digestive […]

Bad Actors

by in Articles, Digestion and Immunity January 21, 2016

  Bad Actors We mention bad actors all the time here at Shield Nutraceuticals. We do this because there are so many of them in the industrialized food system and it is our goal to raise awareness and protect your health. To better understand what these bad actors are and why they are a problem, keep […]

Gut Flora

by in Articles, Digestion and Immunity January 21, 2016

Gut flora refers to both good and bad bacteria living in our gut. The number of bacteria living on and inside of each and every one of us is estimated to be 10 times greater than the number of our own cells.  In the past few years, it has become increasingly clear that the specific […]

Gluten Sensitivity

by in Articles, Gluten Sensitivity January 4, 2016

How Bad is the Problem? Gluten sensitivity is a condition that causes a wide range of symptoms including indigestion, bloating, abdominal pain, joint pain, fatigue, headaches/migraines, and brain fog whenever an affected person eats gluten-containing foods. Though people suffering from gluten sensitivity experience many of the same symptoms as people with celiac disease, it is not the […]

What is Phytate?

by in Articles October 31, 2015

Phytate or phytic acid is simply the storage form of phosphorus in plants. It has been identified as an anti-nutrient or bad actor in our diet because we lack the proper enzyme, phytase, to convert it to usable phosphorus. It has a tendency to bind to important mineral nutrients like calcium, iron, and zinc, making […]

Gluten and Flour

by in Articles, Gluten October 30, 2015

We’ve identified gluten as a potential cause of leaky gut syndrome, chronic inflammation and possibly a key factor in autoimmune diseases. Gluten is found in anything made from wheat, barely or rye including breads, cupcakes, muffins, bagels, cakes and the like. However, these things do not contain the same levels of concentration of gluten due […]