Every system in your body depends on a healthy gut, so your body does its best to support helpful bacteria and keep harmful bacteria in check.Quoted From: https://www.theportlandclinic.com/food-as-medicine-for-gut-health/
"Inside your gut lives an entire world, called your microbiome. Here, trillions of helpful bacteria take care of tasks that your body can"t do on its own. They help break down food for energy, control inflammation, power your immune system, create 95% of your mood-regulating serotonin, and more. Every system in your body depends on a healthy gut, so your body does its best to support these helpful bacteria and to keep harmful bacteria in check but poor nutrition can upset the balance. Eating better can make a world of difference.Your gut often tells you when it"s not healthy. Signs might include chronic constipation, diarrhea, or going back and forth between the two; excess gas and bloating; stomach pain; or constant burping. Other symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, depression and anxiety also may be related, but could have other contributing causes.To make your gut happier, adjust what you feed it. Two specific types of food probiotics and prebiotics can directly benefit your microbiome Probiotics restock your good bacteria,Prebiotics feed the good guys,These choices help your gut"s helpers. On the other hand, sugar, processed foods, chronic stress and sleep deprivation help harmful bacteria thrive. Excess alcohol, too, can damage good bacteria, tipping your gut into an unhealthy balance. To restore health and harmony, make sure you"re feeding the right team."