Expert Feature

Dr. Will Cole on Alcohol and The Gut

Dr Frank Lipman
Dec 17, 2022

Dr. Will Cole, a leading functional medicine expert, believes that alcohol holds many people back from optimal gut health. Here are the reasons he says alcohol irritates gut health:

  1. Alcohol hurts the gut lining.
  2. Alcohol impairs nutrient absorption.
  3. Alcohol promotes inflammation by increasing intestinal permeability (leaky gut).
  4. Alcohol promotes an imbalanced gut microbiome.

Check out his thoughts here.

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