Feeling that no one wants to hang out with you can feel like a kick to the gut, and a recent study suggests there’s biological truth to your mood. — Read on www.inverse.com/mind-body/emotion-alters-gut-health People with the most diverse microbiomes tended to rate themselves high on the scale for compassion, social support, social engagement, and wisdom.
In a recent study, scientists found that certain foods in the Western diet are more likely to promote harmful gut bacterial species. — Read on www.inverse.com/mind-body/western-diet-gut-bacteria Interesting – the studies that this article references show that diets high in processed foods increase a type of microbiome bacteria (Firmicutes) that lead to inflammation and weight gain
As the author of 14 books about different aspects of #MentalWellness (stress, vigor, etc), including my latest (Mental Fitness) that was published about 2 months ago, I am encouraged that mental health is becoming a “thing” among celebrities and increasingly with the general public. Here is a short story from CNN about Selena Gomez’s latest
The Dr. Nandi Show is airing a shortened version of the original episode I was a guest on called The Gut Brain Connection – Could Your Stomach Be the Cause of Your Depression. Please check your local listings for time and channel. You can also look for stations on Dr. Nandi’s website:https://askdrnandi.com/theshow/watch/ The clip is
Here is a piece from todays Runner’s World (in honor of Stress Awareness Day), where I provide a few of my tips to balance stress (particularly as they relate to weight gain) – but one area that the writer neglected to include is proper Supplementation. We know that properly supplementing the Gut-Brain-Axis can reduce stress,