6 reasons to care about your gut flora
|6 reasons to care about your gut flora||Darrell Miller||04/11/19|
April 11, 2019 08:12 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: 6 reasons to care about your gut flora
Gut flora is made up of the bacteria that resides in our intestines and stomach. While we are born with some of this, the rest can be affected through our diets. Having good bacteria helps eliminate what is not good and there are several examples. First, there is a link between good bacteria in the gut flora and our overall mental health. There is a lot of bacteria already identified, with some of the benefits not known yet and a deepening understanding is important. Bad bacteria can cause a number of diseases, but being healthy and eating appropriately can decrease the need things like probiotics, which people may needlessly use while on antibiotics. Finally, prebiotics found in foods that promote good gut flora can lead to a decrease in blood pressure.
- Because the microbiome in the gut has been linked to various physical and mental health situations, we have to be interested in what is going on there.
- The microbiome is made up of good bacteria that reside in our intestines that help us when we want to digest food.
- The bacteria in our gut is partly what we were born with (that is from our mother) and partly from our lifestyle and dietary choices.
"With probiotics, fermented foods and kombucha all trending in recent years, we wanted to find out what all the fuss was about when it comes to our gut health."
Read more: https://www.dw.com/en/6-reasons-to-care-about-your-gut-flora/a-47429707