One of the most cutting-edge areas of research involves the ‘gut-brain axis’ – the connection between the brain, gut, and microbiome and its potentially huge influence over our health.
Only recently have scientists started to better understand the gut-brain-microbiome axis and how it can impact not only physical and digestive issues, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but also mental health conditions like depression and anxiety.
This article investigates our current understanding of what the gut-brain axis is, the role of the gut microbiome, and how our physical and mental health can be compromised when communication between one or more parts along this axis becomes faulty.
Gundry PrebioThrive is a popular all-natural supplement that contains a combination of prebiotics.
Producers of the supplement claim it can help improve digestion and aid in overall health and vitality—but it’s certainly not cheap.
This article explores what PrebioThrive is, the research behind it, what it claims to do and if it’s worth the steep price tag.
[Last updated April 10th, 2019]
You may have heard of probiotics, but do you know about prebiotics?
Despite the similarity in names, there are some key differences.
While probiotics rightfully get a lot of praise from health experts, prebiotics are important as well.
So, what are prebiotics, and how can you get more of them?
Keep reading to learn more about the power of prebiotics.
[Last updated 13th August, 2018]
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) is a diet often used by people suffering from digestive disorders.
But does it really help to improve gut health?
This article explains SCD and looks at the evidence behind it.[Discover More…]