“Bad” or unhealthy bacteria is defined as pathogenic bacteria because unchecked it can cause infection or make us sick. They can be introduced through our diet, improper food preparation, environmental toxins and even the effects of stress can tip the scales, allowing for increased activity and growth of harmful bacteria in our gut. Antibiotics, excess sugar and lack of sleep are some other culprits that can contribute to an imbalance in our body, crowding out the friendly bacteria, and creating an environment that unfriendly bacteria can thrive and multiply.
Beneficial bacteria, our friends known as Probiotics...
that keep unhealthy bacteria in check and promotes health benefits when consumed often by improving or restoring the
According to an increasing number of health professionals, an unhealthy gut may be linked to a number of different medical conditions. It can lead to weight gain/loss, diarrhea, mood swings, foggy brain, inflammation, skin issues, and a host of digestive related disorders. Keeping your gut happy and healthy can help keep the rest of your body happy and healthy!
6 ways to increase your GUT health
NOTE: Not all Probiotics are right for you or for your condition. If you think you could benefit by supplementing with a high quality probiotic speak to your medical professional or book an appointment to meet with Dr. McGuire ND, to discuss the right probiotic for you.
*never make changes to your diet, supplementation or lifestyle without consulting your healthcare practitioner .