We call the community of bugs that live in our intestines gut microbiota. It is sometimes called the body’s “forgotten organ” playing an important role beyond digestion and metabolism. Mostly, the bacteria and our gut live in harmony. How do … Read More
Our gut does more than help us digest food. The bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in mental health, sleep, weight gain and cognition. What food keeps our gut bacteria happy? What is a probiotic?
Poor Digestion: Even when our food intake is good, inefficient digestion can limit our body’s uptake of vitamins. Some common causes of inefficient digestion are not chewing well enough and eating too quickly. Each of these results in larger … Read More