The Brain - Part 7The Digestion Connection
The Gut Brain Connection is something that has garnered a lot of attention in the last years with a lot of emerging research supporting it’s importance.
When we even think about food our gut starts the process of producing digestive enzymes to break down that food and begin the process of digestion.
The same goes in reverse – when we are experience severe times of distress there can be noticeable changes in our digestion with no dietary explanation.
This is why we need to take a holistic approach to our health; if your focus is on improved gut health but you neglect to take into consideration what is going on in your brain ie.
Stress management you are more likely to struggle seeing results. The same goes with improving your mental health; poor gut health and digestion has been linked with anxiety, stress and depression.
If you want to feel your best it is important to work on your brain’s health and your guts health simultaneously.