Mood, Memory & Immunity
That ‘gut feeling’ is your second brain! Our nervous system is closely connected to digestion. There is significant amounts of neural tissue found in the gut. In fact, 80% of neurotransmitters are produced in digestive system. The evidence supporting the gut-brain connection is established. Mood, memory & immunity all rely on the gut.
Where Probiotics Fall Short Probiotics serve us by regulating the immune system, promoting anti-inflammatory pathways and supporting the environment for beneficial bacteria to thrive. However they do NOT quantitatively increase the number good bacteria in the colon....read more
The momentum that the seasons bring is felt deeply when we tune in. Life expresses the spring from the darkness of winter or the gathering quality of the autumn harvest. By riding these waves, we have the opportunity to replenish and renew ourselves for the next...read more
Gut-Brain Health The root of health is absolutely in our digestion. This has been known in traditional medicine for literally thousands of years. Gut health plays centre stage but it's not just about what we eat. A cascade of reactions begins with our thoughts about...read more
Neurotransmitters Did you know that 95% of our neurotransmitters are made in our digestive tract? So it makes sense that focusing on our gut health is an excellent place to start in terms of improving how we feel. Let's talk about a couple common neurotransmitters...read more