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Food And Your Mood: How your diet controls your brain

Did you know that many doctors and researchers are referring to the gut microbiome as our  “second brain”? This is because of the huge impact our microbiome has on our neural pathways and emotional response. 

Specific mental health conditions, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Schizophrenia, and Bipolar Disorder can be heightened or even caused by the microbes in your gut!  If you or a loved one suffer from anxiety, depression, or any of the conditions listed above, your microbiome might be heavily involved. 

What is your gut telling your brain? 

Microbes can create peptides known to “send stress signals.” These can affect gene expression and your central nervous system – adding to your neurological symptoms. 

Your gut peptide concentrations are determined by the composition of your gut microbiome, making a healthy gut even more important if you suffer from anxiety or depression. The research on how your gut microbiome impacts your mental health is enough for anyone to wonder…

Is my anxiety and depression caused by my gut microbiome?

Taking Control of Your Gut

Your gut works like an engine, the fuel you put in directly affects how it runs. In order to take control and heal your gut, you need to learn how to feed, nurture, and control your gut’s microbiome…

We created a docuseries, Interconnected, for the express purpose of to empowering you to take your health to the next level, no matter where you stand today.  This docuseries has the potential to boost your immune system, sharpen your thinking, and make chronic illness optional.

Click here to learn more about how to make your microbiome work for you and not against you.