Skip to content
Want a happy gut?

34: Why You Should Ditch Gluten And Eat These Foods Instead with Jackie Bowker


What’s the truth about gluten?

In part one of this Q&A episode, Jackie gives you all the information you need to know about the impacts of consuming gluten.

She’ll give you the signs and symptoms to know if you are gluten intolerant, and will tell you why wheat hurts the gut and brain.

She’ll also share the reasons why you should avoid inflammatory foods, and what to eat instead.

If you experience any kind of bloating, stomach pain, anxiety, or attention deficit, this episode might solve all of your problems! 


  • Why wheat hurts the gut.
  • Foods that irritate the gut lining.
  • How to know if you’re gluten intolerant.
  • Being aware of the messages your body sends you.
  • The connection between the gut and the brain.
  • Chemicals in gluten.
  • Neurological imbalances as a result of eating gluten.
  • The impacts of eating inflammatory foods.


“We’ve got microscopic evidence from clinical research studies that show that the gut lining of all humans is damaged from wheat.” (3:11, Jackie)

“It’s really, really important for us to be aware of the messages that our bodies are sending us.” (7:28, Jackie)

“We know that the gut and the brain were one organ, just one grew up, and one grew down.” (8:17, Jackie)

“If you just eliminate the wheat products and you don’t address the quality of your gut lining or any imbalance in good bacteria to bad bacteria, then you aren’t able to heal properly from a root cause perspective.” (9:00, Jackie)

“Once it’s a resistant starch, it will stay a resistant starch.” (22:42, Jackie)

Feel Better Resources

Want to feel better now? Here are some resources to get you started:

Feel Better Institute

Signup to get weekly updates

Have you checked in on your energy? Take my 2 minute, 10 question ‘How’s Your Energy’ Quiz to find out what’s really going on for you. Start the quiz.

My latest free recipe ebook – Download Here.

Listen here

Connect with me

Click Here To Read The Full Transcript

Previous article 35: How To Reduce Chemicals & Toxins In Your Home with Jackie Bowker
Next article 33: Foods, Tips & Tests to Improve Your Gut Health & Performance with Jackie Bowker