Why is Gut Health Important?

Having a healthy gut is a critical element of good health. Your gut functions to process and get energy from the foods you eat. It also clears toxins and fights against disease by reducing harm-causing inflammation.

Most of the cells that make up our immune system are found in our digestive tract. Having good gut health is linked to fewer sick days and a lower risk of allergies and autoimmune conditions.

Your gut contains both good bacteria and harmful bacteria. When your gut functions properly, these bacteria are in balance. If you are experiencing things like diarrhea, constipation, loose stools, bloating or abdominal pain, it may be a sign that you have poor gut health. If these symptoms persist, it is best to contact your healthcare practitioner.

This article contains valuable information on gut health. Why the Gut Microbiome Is Crucial for Your Health (healthline.com)

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