Prebiotics are essentially active compounds that help feed the friendly good bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can aid in digestion and keep your gut happy! There can be as many as 500 species of these bacteria and some are good, and some are bad. A lot goes on in your gut and it is a delicate space. Life’s stressors such as too little sleep, high consumption of processed and sugary foods can have a negative impact on your gut microbiome. Let’s see how you can eat your way to a healthier gut!
Ever heard of the phrase “gut feeling”? That’s because the health of your gut is intimately intertwined with the health of your brain. The communication between these two organs in your body is called the gut-brain axis. The vagus nerve is one of the largest nerves connecting your gut and your brain. It is also the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. Learn simple vagus nerve stimulation techniques that you can start now.