The human body is home to trillions of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. These microorganisms play a crucial role in maintaining good health, as they help to break down food, absorb nutrients, and protect against harmful pathogens. Pre-, pro-, and post-biotics are three types of supplements that can help support the health of these microorganisms and promote overall wellness.
Let’s talk about poop. Poo, stool, shit, BM, number two, crap, feces, excrement, and the list goes on. Why is it that there are so many words for stool, everybody does it, but nobody talks about it? Why do we do it? Why is it always brown? What is the ideal transit time, shape, and texture? And what does it tell us about our health? Let’s unpack.
It is true. I am hyper about fiber. Did you know that 95% of people in the US are not eating enough fiber on a daily basis? And in Europe, the majority of adults are not meeting the daily recommendation for dietary fiber intake. Fiber is an essential nutrient for a healthy gut. And a healthy gut is essential for digestive health, hormonal health, a strong immune system, and brain health amongst others. So, what is fiber exactly? Where to find it? And how much fiber should you eat daily? Let’s take a closer look.
We often hear about gut health and the importance of having a healthy gut. But what is gut health? And what is the difference between gut health and the gut microbiome? Why is it so important? And what can you do to improve your gut health? Scientists are just only discovering the enormous impact of our gut microbiome on our health. Let’s take a closer look.
A health coach is a guide who helps clients set health goals. The goals can have a broad variety. From losing weight, to gain more energy, sleep better, become more stress resilient to improve digestive issues and many more. Everybody is unique and so are health goals. And what works for one person, doesn’t necessarily work for another. That is the concept of bio-individuality.