26 Sep

Why the Gut Microbiome Is Crucial for Your Health

A balanced gut microbiome is one of the most important factors for a healthy digestive system. While you may have heard of the gut microbiome, you might be unsure of how it affects your body as a whole. 

The gut microbiome is a colony of healthy bacteria and fungi that live within the intestinal tract. This microbiome serves several functions in the body, but primarily digests and metabolizes your food. Other functions include regulating immune function, fighting off pathogens, and reinforcing the barriers of your intestines.  Read More