In Part 1 of this series Linda Timm, Registered Dietitian, explains the basics of our digestive process, its critical role in keeping us healthy, and what happens when it fails to function properly. Understanding more about the amazing workings of the human gut is step one in becoming more conscious about what we eat, when we eat, and how we eat.
In Part 2 Linda explains how your gut plays a critical role in keeping you healthy. For example, when the gut’s proper functioning is undermined through disease or the overuse of antibiotics, seemingly unrelated medical problems, like headaches and joint pain, can arise.
Part 3 of this series explains the neuro-physiological connection between your brain and your gut. She describes how what happens in your nervous system affects your digestive system and visa-versa. Food sensitivities and food allergies can affect gut health, as can taking medications, such a medications and pain relievers.
Part 2: The Gut’s Immune System & Microbiome Community
Part 3: The Brain-Gut Connection, Food Sensitivities, Food Allergies & Getting Well