Healthy gut, healthy mind: Connecting the two
The human microbiome includes trillions of microorganisms—viruses and bacteria—that live in and on us.
They’re involved in digestion and vitamin synthesis. They help tell our bodies what to fight and what not to fight.
We know our mind can affect how our gut feels. (Ever get a “knot” in your stomach when you’re nervous?). You’d be surprised by how closely the mind and gut work together. So, what’s the connection?