The Microbiome Revival: Restoring Your Gut Health
Good gut health is vital for proper nutrition. If your gut is not working correctly, you cannot absorb the nutrients you need from your food. The lining of your gut needs to be at the optimal thickness for absorbing nutrients. This means that the cells making up that lining need to be dividing and multiplying at the correct rate. These cells need to have sufficient fuel to function correctly; otherwise, the intestines’ lining does not absorb nutrients as effectively as it should. The lining of the gut and the gut microbiome also produce vitamins, which your body can absorb. Nutrients produced in the gut to include vitamin K and many B vitamins.
Emerging research on the pediatric microbiome implicates the importance of the microbiome in the development of the immune system, nervous system, and growth. Changes to the microbiome during pregnancy and infancy of the child are associated with the development of chronic illnesses later in life.
Additionally, the microbiome provides protection against certain pathogens, affects vaccine responses, and alters drug metabolism. The establishment of a healthy microbiome and the significance that changes to the microbiome composition have on growth and health, begins in childhood.
The following course will give you an in-depth introduction into gut and brain health foods that promotes healing and repair, and strategies to improve the microbiome and a plan to transition your lifestyle to enhance will-being in a short period of time.