Our gut really is the epicentre of our health and we truly need to nurture it to reap the optimal health benefits. As well as diet, there are a few other not so obvious things we can be doing to improve our gut health. Here are my top 5 tips to maintain a healthy gut, mind and body
Through my gut healing journey, I’ve learned that the food that I eat makes a huge difference to my health, brain function and energy levels. One of the life-changing pieces of information that came to hand as I began my research was discovering that we are more bacteria than we are human cells. Studies are indicating that using probiotics in a therapeutic manner may promote a gut defence barrier to help normalise intestinal absorbency and stabilise the gut by improving the barrier of the intestine.
So, how do we know which probiotics are right for us?
Dr. Denise K. Hee (Mb BCh BAO, MRCS, CHC) discusses the microbiome: How pre- and probiotics play a significant role in keeping our intestines working properly. The gateway to thriving health is through a properly functioning digestive tract.
It begins in the gut. The lustre of your skin. The smell you emanate. These 2 things alone say so much about your state of health. We perceive health within moments of meeting someone. Are we in the presence of vitality?
Stress takes its toll in many ways - and its effect is compounding. Dr Justin Marchegiani presents a framework for managing and eliminating stress in the form of four dimensions of resilience: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Here are 10 stress management biohacks that address each area.
On our Biohack Your Life Conference visit to San Francisco we were lucky enough to come across a very innovative company called uBiome who are sequencing the human microbiome (bacteria). What 23&me did for DNA, uBiome are doing for the microbiome. Essentially, uBiome will enable you to see what bacteria are living on and in various parts of your body including the gut, nose, mouth and genitals. I caught up with one of the founders / CEO Jessica Richman for a 20 minute discussion to learn more about the service and how we can access it in Australia.