04 Aug, 2017

Gut Health and Gut Flora

by Sophie Windeyer

What is gut health?

These days there is a lot of talk about gut health. When you speak with a health care practitioner you find that often the big topic is gut health. So what exactly is gut health? When speaking about the gut we are referring to the gastrointestinal tract (This includes all the organs from the mouth to the anus). Issues such as bloating, gas, reflux and bowel motions etc are indicators of how well you are digesting your food. Gut health is about encouraging your gastrointestinal tract to work effectively in the absorption of nutrients, in the proper elimination of waste and in helping the immune system to work well.

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