Over 70 percent of your immune system is determined by your digestive system. If your gut is healthy, you are healthy. If your gut is not healthy, neither are you! What you eat has a direct affect on the health and strength of your gut, including your microbial flora (the bacteria that live and work in your digestive system). Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride has studied extensively the influence of the digestive system on the rest of the body's systems. Her article below discusses the relationship between nutrition and both physical and emotional health.
This article was originally published in ACRES, April 2016.
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