When people hear about digestion the first thing they think of is food. But it’s not just about food, it’s about the water you drink, it’s about stress, it’s about emotional health, it’s about environmental toxicity.
In your gut you have 2-3kg of symbiotic bacteria and yeasts that make up your microbiome. There are so many reasons that our guts can be affected, and we need to look at everything. The problem is, poor gut health makes you more susceptible to autoimmune disease like lupus, crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Not to mention depression, skin diseases and fatigue – your gut health can impact so many aspects of your life.
Every day we learn something new about gut health, and we really need to be detectives to find out what is the right information and how it’s actually going to work for us.