November 16, 2017|Written by Andy Miller
We all have stress. It is an everyday reality that many of us live with. Whether it be due to a mentally taxing schedule, physically demanding job, or getting stuck in rush hour traffic, many individuals feel like their stress is an opponent that they battle with just to get through their day.
July 25, 2017|Written by Andy Miller
In our previous blogs posts we discussed the intricate relationship between how bad bacteria not only affect disease, but can potentially affect our daily mood. Today we are going to get to the nuts and bolts of the matter. What can we do to keep our guts healthy?!
July 12, 2017|Written by Andy Miller
As many of you know, the benefits of a healthy gut and gut microbiome are astounding. As a refresher, your GI tract is filled with beneficial bacterial. The composition of the bacteria in your gut (more good versus bad is ideal) can affect your body weight, disease risk, metabolism, behavior and cognition. Also, 70% of your body’s immune cells are located in your gut, so your gut health is directly related to the health of your immune system.
June 23, 2017|Written by Andy Miller
Last time we left off discussing how dysbiosis is related to disease. Today we are going to discuss how your gut bacteria is related to your brains and mood.
To establish this connection, let’s take an imaginary trip to the gut.