There are many different types of probiotics, and each strain is beneficial in different ways. Probiotics are separated by groups called Genera, or genus. These Genus are basically a family, which then have smaller categories that are called species (think of species as your immediate family). Although there are seven different genera, the two main […]
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So an unhealthy gut can impact my immune system?
Your gut health has a big impact on many areas of your life. You may be aware of the more obvious areas, like digestion, and stomach discomfort, and you may even be aware of the less obvious areas of your life that gut health directly affects, like mood, sleep, and inflammation in the body. But […]
Gut Bacteria, Good or Bad?
The average human has about 100 trillion gut bacteria living in their digestive system. Although we typically think of bacteria as a bad thing, we actually need good bacteria in our digestive system for it to function properly. Within the trillions of bacteria living in our gut, there are around 1,000 different species. All of […]
What is Leaky Gut- and How to Heal It.
I’m sure many people have heard of leaky gut syndrome by now, but what exactly is it? Is it really what the name sounds like? The answer is yes, it really means that you have a leaky gut. Leaky Gut Syndrome’s technical term is intestinal permeability. The intestinal lining is a single layer that serves […]
What is the Gut-Brain Connection?
There has been a lot of research done within the last 10 years on the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract), and it is much more complex than most people realize. Your brain and your gut are very closely related, they work both together and independently. Your enteric nervous system lines your entire digestive tract, all the […]