Many factors of modern life can have an impact on your gut health, such as taking antibiotics, high levels of stress, not enough sleep and consuming processed and high-sugar foods all damage and effect the bacteria found in our stomach. If your gut bacteria is out of balance, your body isn’t able to digest food as well and this impacts your ability to absorb nutrients, which can lead to digestive conditions and other symptoms such as gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, mood swings, depression, anxiety, difficulty concentrating and joint pain. This can also be the hidden culprit for everything from weight management, fatigue to learning and behavioural difficulties in children, asthma and skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea to name a few.
Positive lifestyle changes you can make are;
By maintaining a healthy gut, you will contribute to better overall health and this may assist in weight loss and management. However, a person should talk to their doctor before making any drastic changes to their diet.