Did you know the majority of your immune system is located in your gut? It's true. While your immunity is a very complex system comprised of many internal processes, organs and functions, a great deal of your natural defense against illness, infection and disease has to do with your gut and digestive health. This is exciting news, because it is relatively easy to regulate what is going on in your gut.
Your gut, mouth, genitals and nose are host to millions of healthy bacteria that protect you. By digesting food and absorbing essential nutrients they assist your body to live and grow … to think clearly and maintain a healthy weight.
By keeping your microbiome in balance … it keeps you feeling healthy, in a good mood and energetic.
We now have an opportunity to learn how to take care of our microbiome through what we put into our body. We can heal ourselves and our families/children so that we live healthy fulfilling thriving lives.
Fermented foods are everywhere these days—in the news, online blogs, scientific studies, at health food stores and even quaint restaurants are catering to people’s love of ferments and their desire for their probiotic health benefits.