3 Things Your Poo Is Trying To Tell You
What comes out of your body is a great way to let you know what needs to be coming in. It’s pretty simple, healthy poop means a healthy gut and a happy digestive system. But how exactly does this work?
The answer is: Bacteria. Your body is more than just human. You have billions and even trillions of good bacteria that help keep your body healthy. These bacteria help your body break down the foods you eat and turn them into important vitamins and nutrients. Certain types of bacteria help to break down specific groups of foods. Therefore, if you have too much of the bacteria that breaks down protein, you'll know that you need to decrease your protein levels. The same rule applies to carbohydrates and fats!
The same billions of bacteria in your body that help break food down Remember when we said that the billions and trillions of bacteria in your body help you break down the foods you eat? Well, they also are busy communicating with your brain and your nervous system! That's right, these bacteria are sending signals to your body, even going so far as triggering immune responses. This is another reason why these bacteria are an integral part of your health!
Because of the close connection between these bacteria and your body, the studying of these bacteria has been one of the largest renaissances in medicine. The bacteria in the digestive system, have been linked to Parkinson's, Alzheimers, IBS, IBD, and even Cancer. Scientists are only at the beginning of truly harnessing the power of the bacteria to optimize human our health. Although, even today, we know enough to point people in the right direction.
By now, you've probably heard that you should only take antibiotics when you absolutely need to. That they're terrible for your natural gut flora. According to the latest scientific evidence, this is resoundingly accurate.
The latest science shows that taking antibiotics can destroy your natural gut flora. Some Research has shown that antibiotics damage your natural gut flora. In fact, research has even shown that it may never be the same again. It's common for some women to experience issues such as Candida overgrowth and UTIs after a course of antibiotics. The reason is simple, typically antibiotics don't just kill the bad bacteria, they kill the good bacteria too. These good bacteria are critical for maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle.