Go with your gut: The secret to a healthy life

Research has proved that a healthy gut is the secret to a healthy life. The good news is that it’s within reach with the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics. Your health is your most valuable asset and in today’s uncertain world it’s essential to look after it. Although underestimated for many years, good gut health is now recognised as crucial in maintaining your body’s strength and vigour. “Current research has shown that the estimated 100 trillion bacteria in your digestive system are directly linked to diseases and conditions both physical and mental that you may be susceptible to,” explains Jason Anthony, MD and founder of Efficient Microbes, a South African producer of probiotics, including the Rawbiotics range. Certain unhealthy bacteria in the gut can cause bloating, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, constipation as well as other conditions such as arthritis, obesity, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and even depression. READ MORE: Try these foods to improve your mood However, there are many beneficial bacteria that assist in establishing physical wellbeing, an active metabolism and good mental health. These beneficial bacteria enable your body to absorb the vitamins and minerals from the food you eat, raising your immunity and helping you … Continue reading Go with your gut: The secret to a healthy life