Loneliness may play an outsize role in gut health

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 fact, the degree to which participants’ rated their compassion and wisdom was the greatest predictor of the degree of their microbial diversity

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