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Author Archives: Gut Nutrition and Wellness

Immune System

Immune System Health

As we are now getting back to our lives, and more and more people are returning to work and school, our immune systems are going to be challenged with opportunistic viruses and bacteria. It is more important now than ever to focus on steps to keeping our body healthy, and that starts with looking after your immune system – your first line of defence against foreign invaders like viruses or bacteria.

Gut Health Stress and Lockdowns

Gut Health, Stress and Lockdowns

Lockdowns can be a very stressful time, especially as they continue for a prolonged period. With heightened stress levels and an impact to your mental health, it can also affect your gut. Increasing evidence has shown that the communication between your gut microbiota and the central nervous system known as the gut/brain axis is a two way relationship which needs to be nurtured on both ends. Dysbiosis of the gut has been linked to anxiety and depression.