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Ok quick question for chocolate lovers. :) I am currently on enzymes, probiotics and isotonic vitamins to heal leaky gut syndrome/malabsorption. I have heard a lot about staying away from chocolate. Now I don't eat a lot of chocolate-usually I treat myself once a week on the weekends and I eat dairy/soy/gluten free chocolate. Is this a bad to have when you are healing the gut? It doesn't seem to bother me in small amounts, but I just want to be safe...it has been hard to totally cut it out ;)

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I'm a chocolate lover.

It doesn't cause me problems.

Therefore, I believe it is necessary for healing! ;)

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Ok quick question for chocolate lovers. :) I am currently on enzymes, probiotics and isotonic vitamins to heal leaky gut syndrome/malabsorption. I have heard a lot about staying away from chocolate. Now I don't eat a lot of chocolate-usually I treat myself once a week on the weekends and I eat dairy/soy/gluten free chocolate. Is this a bad to have when you are healing the gut? It doesn't seem to bother me in small amounts, but I just want to be safe...it has been hard to totally cut it out ;)

Lalama could you tell me what brand of chocolate you eat and also what brands of enzymes, probiotics and vitamins you take? I love chocolate but eat it rarely as my stomach is so touchy. Have just started to go dairy free to see if that helps.

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Lalama could you tell me what brand of chocolate you eat and also what brands of enzymes, probiotics and vitamins you take? I love chocolate but eat it rarely as my stomach is so touchy. Have just started to go dairy free to see if that helps.

eatme4good-Glad to hear that! I will keep enjoying my weekly chocolate :D

Bisja- I eat EnjoyLife chocolate-only in small amounts though-I don't want to push it!

I use Digest Gold enzymes, Natures Sunshine Milk free Acidophilus probiotics and Optihealth XtraVite. The EtraVite vitamin I have not been using for too long. My naturopath put me on these (except for the enzymes). I had previously been using a different probiotic that was not helping at all-this one is definitly stronger but works good. But brands are different from person to person...so it depends what your needs are. Are you taking anything now?

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What do you think of Isotonix vitamins? I was on them for a long time but stopped because I hated the extra sugar. I'm thinking about going back on them. Have they been working well for you?

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BTW, I don't think eating chocolate is a big deal if it's not troublesome for you. I just would eat it every day, the same goes with all foods with leaky gut syndrome. I developed several new intolerances because I ate too many of the same foods over and over.

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What do you think of Isotonix vitamins? I was on them for a long time but stopped because I hated the extra sugar. I'm thinking about going back on them. Have they been working well for you?

I have been on them for about 4 weeks now and feel slightly more energetic. Although that is the same time I started taking a vitamin D supplement, so not sure what to attribute it to. I agree with you about disliking the extra sugar. Actually, I just found out that there is apple pectin in mine-which may explain why my eyes have been itching the last couple of weeks. I see my doctor tomorrow so I am going to try to switch brands.

Did you notice a difference from taking them. And did you switch back to a regulare multivitamin?

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eatme4good-Glad to hear that! I will keep enjoying my weekly chocolate :D

Bisja- I eat EnjoyLife chocolate-only in small amounts though-I don't want to push it!

I use Digest Gold enzymes, Natures Sunshine Milk free Acidophilus probiotics and Optihealth XtraVite. The EtraVite vitamin I have not been using for too long. My naturopath put me on these (except for the enzymes). I had previously been using a different probiotic that was not helping at all-this one is definitly stronger but works good. But brands are different from person to person...so it depends what your needs are. Are you taking anything now?

Lalama I take vit.D and magnesium calcium and a multi vit. but I am not good at taking every day like I should, told myself about 5 days ago it was time to getting stricter on that.

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BTW, I don't think eating chocolate is a big deal if it's not troublesome for you. I just would eat it every day, the same goes with all foods with leaky gut syndrome. I developed several new intolerances because I ate too many of the same foods over and over.

looking for answers I like you have problems if I eat one thing too many days in a row I have to really spread things out it seems.

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I never have issues with dark chocolate, at least 75% cocoa. And I love it! I hide a bar of chocolove chili cherry in my freezer and devour it one bar at a time... ;)

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