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Gut health and probiotics topped some of the health trends in 2017 and don’t seem to be going anywhere in 2018. Probiotics are expected to continue to rise in popularity as more scientific evidence points to their benefits. Adequate sleep is essential for gut health. It is not uncommon for people with disturbed sleep to suffer from nausea, bloating, constipation and other digestive concerns.

Regular exercise is known to reduce stress levels and help maintain a healthy weight. A healthy gut has ways of sterilizing and detoxifying these harmful materials before they can impact the body’s health. Stomach acid and enzymes sterilize incoming food. The small intestines also help with.

Learn about the gut-immune system connection, and how a balanced gut can boost immunity. Due to high volume with shipping carriers, orders may experience a 2-3 day delay in delivery. If you’ve noticed that your gut health hasn’t been the best then it may be time to take some probiotics to help that healthy bacteria in your body get a boost.

Even though grabbing that supplement may be the fastest and easiest way to do so, you should consider getting your. Fruits and veggies are good sources of fiber. Fiber stimulates the growth of bacteria in your gut, including a beneficial bacteria called Bifidobacteria which may help to prevent inflammation in the intestine and enhance gut health. Fortunately, even if you’ve depleted your beneficial bacteria by some of the methods above, there are ways to increase it and help balance the bacteria in your digestive system.

Chances are, unless you already consume a lot of fermented foods, garden barefoot a lot and eat some dirt, your probiotic balance could use a boost. Avoid taking unnecessary medications, says Hecht, and talk to your doctor about how your current drug regimen might affect your gut health. Limiting dairy, red and processed meats, and.

The Mind/Gut/CBD Connection Dr. Chin Explains CBD’S Impact on Gut Health. When your microbes munch on these prebiotics, they boost your health and wellbeing by maintaining the gut lining, and preventing inflammation.

Basically, a high-fibre diet is key to a healthy microbiome.

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Nutritional therapy highlights the importance of characterizing the interactions between diet, the gut microbiota, and the mucosal immune system.

“Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease” by Petar Mamula, Andrew B. Grossman, Robert N. Baldassano, Judith R. Kelsen, Jonathan E. Markowitz
from Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
by Petar Mamula, Andrew B. Grossman, et. al.
Springer International Publishing, 2017

The gut microbiota therefore plays an important role in the maintenance of health: forming a healthy gut barrier, modulating the activity of the immune system, protecting the host from invading bacteria and viruses, and aiding digestion.

“Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences” by John W. Fuquay, Paul L. H. McSweeney, Patrick F. Fox
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by John W. Fuquay, Paul L. H. McSweeney, Patrick F. Fox
Elsevier Science, 2011

Gut microbiota richness promotes its stability upon increased dietary fibre intake in healthy adults.

“Dietary Patterns and Whole Plant Foods in Aging and Disease” by Mark L. Dreher
from Dietary Patterns and Whole Plant Foods in Aging and Disease
by Mark L. Dreher
Springer International Publishing, 2018

Supporting the gut ecology helps to keep the digestive tract healthy and balance the immune system, which may reduce inflammation.

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by L. Kathleen Mahan, Janice L. Raymond
Elsevier Health Sciences UK, 2016

Recent research has shown that gut microbiota is essential for maintain­ing homeostasis and development of the gut immune system.38 To eliminate pathogenic bacteria from the gut, the intestinal mucosa needs to generate a controlled response so that the beneficial commensals can be main­tained.

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Keeping your gut microbiome in proper balance is essential to your mental health.[219] The microbiome functions to protect your gut lining, digestion, and nutrient absorption.

“Memory Rescue: Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most” by Dr. Daniel G. Amen
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It also debunks a number of unproductive gut health fads and trend “remedies” and offers simple steps you can take to genuinely heal your gut and restore your health.

“Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal” by Anthony William
from Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal
by Anthony William
Hay House, 2015

Much more research is needed; however, there is a growing body of literature to support the central role of the gut in establishing and maintaining health and wellness.

“Integrative Gastroenterology” by Gerard E. Mullin, Marvin Singh
from Integrative Gastroenterology
by Gerard E. Mullin, Marvin Singh
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There is increasing awareness of the importance of the microbiota in gut health and improving GI functions.

“Prebiotics and Probiotics Science and Technology” by Dimitris Charalampopoulos, Robert A. Rastall
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by Dimitris Charalampopoulos, Robert A. Rastall
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Our gut microbiota can also train and strengthen our immune systems and communicate with our bodies to control our food intake and metabolism.

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by David Julian McClements
Springer International Publishing, 2019

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  • You are NOT what you EAT but what you DIGEST. Vegetablesfiber is digested poorly if digested at all and destroy your gut. Vegan propaganda. Animal products on the other hand digest very well especially raw and that is the ultimate food for a human being.

  • Ok this was informative about the types of chemicals we need to sustain our gut health…but is anyone else more curious about the mind gut connection?
    I follow my gut instinctively and can always feel when something is off.

  • Probiotics are very useful for those who have stomach issues but using them other than for stomach issues is useless unless you are done with antibiotics then you need probiotics for a bit but always speak to your doctor

  • Great video! I do have one question though. I read once that bell peppers, being a nightshade, are bad for inflammation, especially for conditions such as ulcerative colitis. Is this true?

  • It always seems unbelievable at the beginning and It would be bad for me to keep calm and say nothing about this. Finally I am free from herpes infection. God made herbs and roots for the well being of mankind and these same herbs cured me using Doc Oziengbe herbs remedy. Contact him today via his Youtube channel Dr Oziengbe

  • This has nothing to do with our guts it’s the thing’s companies put in our foods today. Our F.D.A are being bought off by letting companies use more fillers and none food products to add to their products to make it cheaper for them to make. I mean look at the ingredients in your food today and how companies are using GMOs seeds that has God knows what is in their seeds. And feeding it to cows chickens pigs and those GMOs don’t leave the animals system it’s stored in the meat of the animals so when the animals are processed we buy the meat and ingest the GMOs into us. So many poisonous foods are shoved down our throats. It’s 100% been proven.

  • Probiotics…. consult your Dr first. I had to have a little giggle about that. Not all Drs are as good as you.
    My son has Cystic Fibrosis, so as you may imagine is on oral, nebulised and IV antibiotics quite regularly. Probiotics have been something we have used on and off for years and yes I do agree that one can over use them. My son suffered from SIBO, C.Diff for many years, treatments no longer worked, probiotics no longer worked so we pulled out the big guns and he had 2 FMT’s. Wowsers, what a difference that made, unbelievable. My son continued to need even more antibiotics as his CF progressed but his gut has been great since the FMT. He uses probiotics on and off now. More the S.boulardii strain now, especially while on antibiotics.

  • Hello from Tanzania. Love your videos and learning a lot. I have a question, why is my stomach constantly bloated and would a probiotic help, I was given antiacids once and I think it made the bloating get worse.

  • I have been struggling with IBS for many years. A few weeks ago I went to the ER twice in one week due to severe pain. My IBS pain was so bad that I start to develop anxiety and panic attacks. Last week I started a probiotic called VSL3 which I feel has helped me a lot. I get from Walgreens. I hear it’s better to get it from the pharmacy then online because it supposed to stay refrigerated. So I pick it up from the pharmacy and bring it home right away and put it in refrigerator. Along with the probiotic I’ve also changed my diet I can’t say that I follow the Fod map diet 100% but I have been taking a lot of their recommendations. I also have been eating mangoes and papaya’s I hear they help with the enzymes in the stomach that help to break down food. Two months ago I was suffering so bad and today I have to say thank you lord I am feeling much better.

  • I wonder why so many people are still complaining of cancer, well most people haven’t be lucky enough to meet with a helper. I was very lucky to meet with Dr abumere he is a herbal healer I saw a testimony on how he has been helping people get cured from all forms of cancer I was having cancer for 2years I tried all i could to get rid of it but there where no result. I was online and I saw a comment of how the same Dr abumere help someone cured HIV/AID so i decided to contact him if he can help me. We discussed and he gave me his herbal mixture. 1 week after taking the herbal mixture I began to see changes finally am cured from cancer. You too can be cured from any form of cancer, so contact him with his email  [email protected] Whatsapp +2349021975055. Your faith will only determine.

  • Annoying sing songy voice. She seems like she has a lack of confidence about what she is saying. With some makeup she might be a decent stripper.

  • good video.
    can’t argue with the math.
    7000-9000 strains and 100 trillion microbiome count.
    those 5 billion probiotics are not going to contribute anything to do to that massive microbiome.
    probiotics is one big fat scam.
    the only way probiotics can help is if you’ve taken antibiotics, and even then numbers just don’t add up.
    it’s impossible.
    first each individual had to know what kind of balance of each strain that one person has. not a doctor on this planet can tell you that.
    “everyone is different” period.
    taking a recommended probiotics does no good unless you know what type, extreme precise quantities of each that person needs.
    how is that ever going to happen. Talk to God.

  • Bacteria: my own personal defense system!

    Go lil bacteria!!!! Kill those pesky invaders that try to take hold. And thanks for taking care of my innards.

  • Please could someone explain to me why sugar is bad for the gut microbiome and harmful to the beneficial bacteria when yakult and many probiotic yogurt come loaded with copious amounts of sugar?

  • Recently had stomach issues and my doctor prescribed me antibiotics which totally messed up my stomach way more. I hope this video helps me. ����

  • I never thought of a digestive enzyme. I severely messed my gut up when I was working in a high stressful field. Which I am no longer doing. Since then the journey to recovery has been a tough one. I refuse to go on an acid reflux medicine, my body is telling me something needs to be fixed not blocked. I’m going to give the digestive enzyme a try and look into a holistic doctor. Thank you!

  • Is an Indian Vegetarian diet with veggies, Rice, Milk products, nuts Turmeric,spices the right way to save your gut. I have gerd but the indian diet have worked well for me except milk. Yogurt is a medicine for me if taken in afternoon.

  • This is a really well-done video. I have been working with an ND for years but after a recent outbreak of digestive/ hormone/mood issues am getting testing (bloodwork and urinalysis for hormones, and a GI MAP for the gut) to help get a full picture of causes. Have used digestive enzymes, probiotics, etc before but think they may have been less effective without eradicating underlying issues. Please keep sharing this sort of content!

  • Over the past year I’ve started to get really bad heart burn which lead to terrible acid reflux. Me not having an appetite to eat because of it. I assumed it had to do with my body not producing a certain good bacteria. I started taking probiotics. I’ve learned certain foods and alcohol make it worse. I’m not sure if I’ve got IBS or it’s because of anxiety or maybe I have an ulcer. But this video helped! Thanks for sharing (:

  • Thank you…
    Step 1: Remove (bad food triggers, infections, toxic foods)
    Step 2: Replace with detox methods, herbs, etc.
    Step 3: Reinoculate (introduce) with high quality bacteria
    Step 4: Repair with eating really good foods
    Step 5: Re balance and implement new lifestyle gut health (reduce stress, sleep, enjoying your day)

  • 3:40 an MIT grad who gets her metaphors mixed? Not sleeping is a reason you’d be counting sheep at night, not an inhibitor of it. Who wrote your speech?

    Otherwise, very informative.

  • Lovely content, Pls like, share, subscribe and leave a comment below what do you guys think about the video.

  • Be careful introducing bacteria and eating fermented foods if you have histamine intolerance. I didn’t know I had that and it can make your symptoms 10x worse. But all the “healing foods” are high histamine

  • here’s several things for curing leaky gut

    Have a whole food, nutrient-rich diet that excludes foods which irritate the gut

    Make sure your digestion is working: You can eat a perfect diet, but if you aren’t digesting food appropriately, it is not going to help.

    Discover and eliminate underlying food sensitivities eliminate a suspected food for a period of time

    Discover ways to reduce and eliminate stress:eg Prayer, meditation, moderate exercise, adequate sleep, and regular massage

    Consume gut healing foods and nutrients

    Balance the gut flora by including appropriate amounts of fermented foods in your diet each day.

    Find and eliminate gastrointestinal infections

    Consider the use of gut-irritating medications:

    Reduce exposure to environmental toxins

    Get enough sleep and avoid overtraining which are a form of stress to the body.

    (I learned these and the reasons they work from Richala Remedy System website )

  • Very sorry, but I HATE every time they say: Oh bad gut? Stop stressing! As if I chose to!!!!! ������ How the heck am I supposed to stop stressing as if it’s something I can control externally?! can they give me a better job? a better relationship with my family? a better finance situation? And even when I’m super calm but my stress hormones are still overactive, do they have a remote control I can turn them off with???? I mean how the heck can you just tell someone to stop stressing???? If if was doable and that easy, we wouldn’t even have to bother talking about it! No one would be stressed out.

  • my bestfriend when I feel that I have an irregular bowel movement is drinking yakult�� followed with regular intake of rich fiber foods��

  • I have lichen planus in I gave horrible flare ups I found out it was from sugar in artificial flavors. I have to completely change my diet.

  • I honestly don’t know what to do! I am obese at 230lbs and all I eat is healthy vegetables, fruits, some meat and nuts and seeds. I have cut out grains, dairy, coffee, alcohol for the past two months and I am still obese and not losing ANY weight. WTF is going on. And yes I also exercise and walk a few times a week plus moving around cleaning etc. I am beyond frustrated with my weight and the judgments that obese people eat fast food all the time ������

  • …Yah,..and listen to your feet and bones!…why the need for the unnatural, handicapping high heels ��???
    …Man,…some people!
    …I mean, You look through a microscope all day to see what your microbes are telling you,…but you can’t see or choose to ignore your feet…. ��

  • Hello. I need help. I have gastroparesis and thyrotoxicosis. I am, 60 pounds ( only 4ft 9′) and, obviously, I can’t eat alot. I’ve tried increasing my food intake but I end up looking 9 months pregnant when I eat. I have been prescribed carbimazole I don’t take it because I don’t want to be big again as I have spent my entire life trying to be thin. What would happen if I took the meds and then stopped; would I lose weight again?

  • Probiotics and
    Digestive Enzymes DON’T
    work for does NOT
    work for my gut/colon,
    digestion,absorption and
    METABOLISM,etc…………. it because my body
    is NOT absorbing foods?!!

  • Great presentation. Most of the information about the gut is not new. She talked about why it’s important to maintain a healthy gut but would have appreciated some suggestions on how. The talk ended so abruptly!

  • So fun little thing i just saw by my man Neil deGrasse Tyson on TikTok… the egg came first but it’s mother wasn’t a chicken. �� makes sense when considering how evolution works through mutation. Also, get on TikTok Dr. Mike. Way better than IG.

  • I had an appendectomy when I was 16 and ever since I ended up with worsening digestive issues that resulted in ulcerative colitis. Thankfully I started taking 3 prebiotic gummies daily and 2 immodium. It helps regulate my issues and makes my daily “trip” a lot easier and limited to one a day. I still get flare ups but like once every couple weeks rather than daily before i started taking meds. Can you talk abt the effect of appendix on digestive health? My mother had same thing happen when her appendix was removed.

  • I am forever grateful to Dr. Umoru who cured me from Herpes with his effective herbal medicine which I ordered. You can get more information on Dr Umoru YouTube channel.

  • my mom’s a naturopathic doctor and she basically walks people through all the steps you mention in this video, also I love your voice, its so soothing!

  • You saved my $$!! Thanks for the explanation.. I should take natural pro-biotic from food. As I do not have those symptoms. Just have to take care food intake.

  • Nooooo why bone broth:(:(: (:(:( So upsetting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    100% VEGAN IS THE WAY TO GO…..

  • Ahhhh finally a young person who pronounces the word “important” correctly. I don’t know why but the weird new pronunciation “Im-por-int” grates on my nerves.

  • I was on your blog and saw the course you offer. I should be able to do it as a breastfeeding mom, right? I just have to eat actual food everyday and some plans I’ve seen only allow bone broth and fermented veggie juice for a time.

  • Look how complete the human body is and how sophisticated it is. It is hard to watch this and still conclude we evolved without God creating us.

  • There are many components to reducing leaky gut at home. One plan I found that succeeds in merging these is the Richala Remedy System (check it out on google) it’s the no.1 guide that I have ever heard of. look at all the super information.

  • I went anti biotics for a month and later stress in my office, later I been diagnosed with multiple vitamin deficiency. Now healing

  • How do the good bacteria in yogurt survive the hostile environment of the stomach? Seems like they can’t. So yogurt seems pointless.

  • Thank you for this video! I am going through this right now. In the beinging stages of working with a Functional Health natural path Doctor. I am 24 and tired of feeling sick all the time. Thank you for sharing your story and wisdom.

  • Wow Meghan, I’ve just been learning about the gut being the second brain I believe it. I am 64. At 40, I had C diff post hysterectomy with strong antibiotics. I have had it 2 more times since then. I take a probiotic and several supplements but I continue to have digestion issues. I bought the 3 day element diet powder intending to do that for 3 days followed by the autoimmune diet. I don’t want to start until I have everything in place for the aip. Going to that expense, I want to give it my all. I’ve also considered going to a functional med. dr. in a town nearby because I don’t feel I’m getting the best care with my current dr. Any advice?

  • Thanks for watching today! You can learn more on the blog at

  • Great talk. Lucky for me both my parents were food-wise.
    Force-fed cod liver oil, brewer’s yeast and wheat germ in the 1950s.
    Fast food is okay once in awhile, but not too often.

  • If you hadn’t heard the term ‘gut microbiome’ until this video was posted six months ago… you probably aren’t here learning about it now.

  • Sorry I have to take it in pill form. The foods that have probiotics are ether disgusting or I can’t have like dairy. Plus strong smelling or tasting foods give me migraines.

  • I\’m not sure but,if anyone else wants to learn about leaky bowel syndrome treatment try Dalz Secret Gut Discovery (just google it )? Ive heard some incredible things about it and my friend got amazing results with it.

  • Does anyone here know the interaction between emotional numbness and tyrosine? My depression developed back in two years ago mainly because of suffering from tremendous stress that were not properly sorted out. The aftermath was emotional numbness which still carries on today. I wonder if there’s correlation between this symptom of depression and the lack of tyrosine, and how stress affects the concentration of tyrosine in our body. Thanks

  • I love holistic medicine ❤❤ i really wish there was such a thing as functionalist/naturopathic insurance. Given how expensive functionalists can be. My functionalist naturopath helped me more than conventional doctors on my hormones

  • Thanks for not being afraid to talk about bone broth. I know you don’t love consuming animal products, so this may not have been something that you naturally wanted to share.

  • I had to take antibiotics for an extended time then I killed off too many “good” bacteria. I did some research and found some rehabilitation places used only probiotics that had veggie capsules (or delayed-release) because they could get past the stomach acid (which would destroy the good bacteria) and then would release in my intestines were they are supposed to go. Just don’t think yogurt is going to do it, it won’t get past the stomach (along with gummies or other gimmicks). I started with Natren Healthy Trinity (great but $$$$) and now use Renew Life (much better price). Once open, the good ones should be stored in a refrigerator since they are live cultures. I have a much happier gut but I only have to take them twice a week since I have a picky diet and don’t eat the healthy way I wish I could…long story. But these helped me. >> this is a basic video but is good if ok to add.

  • Loved these tips super helpful. I also love Traditional Medicinals, and drink tonnns of their tea, and a probiotic has made such a difference in my life!

  • DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT see a regular doctor about these issues. Hospital doctors are great for emergency issues, but no good for chronic issues like digestive issues. You will be over charged and get misdiagnosed, and be told to take a pill the rest of your life (management not cure). See a naturo path or functional medicine physician please. They will administer real tests like comprehensive stool profile and hidden food allergies (trust me, we all have hidden allergies) they will find out your actual microbiome unbalance, to the specific species. They will craft a diet and medicine regimen specific to you! Regular doctors have little to no education and training on these matters. They don’t even know what ‘processed foods’ means. See the kind of doctor that has helped thousands of people with these issues, who practices real whole medicine. I attest to all the above as my own experience.

  • I have spent months studying treating leaky gut at home and found a fantastic resource at Richala Remedy System (google it if you are interested)

  • There’s a company that released probiotic (40bills cfu) and now they are working on 14 mushrooms blend. For people asking, its Excellent quality!

  • Eat fermented food for good bacteria…good bacteria is key for a healthy gut biome. Refrigerated sauerkraut, Kimchi(Korean cabbage), plain non-fat Greek yogurt with live and active cultures…stay away from sugary yogurts…and a teaspoon of Apple cider vinegar a day…also eat lots of dark greens to feed the healthy bacteria..including seaweed..

  • awesome talk but I’ve been on this problem for years. I took many antibiotics for the times I had pneumonia and bronchitis. how do I know what my gut needs??!?!? blindly go vegan? then only meat diet? do I just try a bunch of trends until I find one? what can I do if it’s unfixable? I have Fibromyalgia, Reynodes syndrome, anxiety and IBS. Health shakes make me bloated like crazy, sometimes I eat a hamburger and feel fine and sometimes I don’t, same with broccoli. where’s the answer??

  • I think its a great thing that this is more of “the basics” type of video. It gives everyone a starting point bc we are all different and will all have to separately venture off treatment-wise in the future bc we all have different bodies, conditions, and needs!

  • Hi. I have just found this video and your channel and it is very helpful. Im going to watch some more videos but thanks for sharing your tips.

  • Teds Talk talk talk.

    Doctors like house doctors should more look at this.
    They are the first where people come with health problems isn’t it.

  • So, so many people tell us a good diet will help us but never go so far as to tell the listeners what that diet is. Shame on them.

  • Wonderful. I wish doctors and people that make decisions within our communities would realize how much less anxiety, being happy and healthy with good foods, and socializing is important to human health. Having a calm mind, eating right, and exercise is what everyone should work towards.

  • Nice education about Gut-Brain analysis. As per this video it’s a new knowledge. This is western science opinion. It’s an old knowledge for ancient Indians more than 2000 year old knowledge in Ayurveda. Refer Sushrutha Samhithe by Sushrutha the first surgeon in the world.

  • Nothing new. This is all known for times, yeah only some technicality is new…And we all need to simplify our lives, thoughts and karma. Rest will happen…but we r busy creating $millions, partying, gossiping, and investing time in jealousy, hatred, and insecurity…no microbiome can survive healthy within us! Stop the materialistic living and madness. You will find the peace within with a healthy gut. Good luck.

  • Im here because lately it takes ages to digest my meals, and chronic heartburn, probably just need more fibre in my diet, a good bowl of albran sorts it out usually, but great!! advise, and i deffo should change my Diet, pizza, and potato crisps not that healthy eh? lol, i can see why you have lots of subscribers very pretty young woman, as well as inteligent obviously!! lol, your tips and advise are noted! off to by some probiotic…… 😉

  • oo…..fasting…and th body returns to health..cause…are encoded to work great…we just need stop interfering with our big ignorance and poor choices…free will and lack of discernment is bad for

  • What if i can’t tolerate most things.. all i am able to eat is sweet potatoes and vegetables.
    Everytime i eat any type of fats or sugars/fruits, or rice.. i immediately get really oily skin, foggy thinking, my hair and hairline sheds/ recedes, and i get fowl body oder. This happens all within 2 or 3 mins.

    Im wondering how do i implement the first step of “remove” and then followed by the rest?

  • Hi Meghan, I would love to talk with you. I have always had stomach issues since I was a teenager, I have had Exzeema since then as well, I had Cdiff after my second pregnancy, then shortly after was diagnosed with Celiac, I went off Gluten completely. Then after my third pregnancy I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. I’m seeing a common denominator in leaky gutt leading to autoimmune issues. We live in rural Nebraska so it’s hard to find specialist/dietitians who understand these things. I wondered if you would contact me and tell me what you think? My email is [email protected] Thank you!! Jessica

  • My first video of yours. I really appreciate your balances approach—saying probiotics aren’t always good/necessary—and especially encouraging folks to try proven methods first, not to skip them!! Thanks!

  • I learned about this microbiology when I learned how to maintain an aquarium clean. theyrr everything that’s keeps world clean, but we’ve been taught to believe to get rid micro organisms.

  • So basically you are telling me that we have to eat healthy to stay healthy.
    Wow. Who would have thought that.
    Besides stop trying to be funny. You are not.

  • zach bush has some good info along these lines.. he is also very concerned with the effects of glyphosate (roundup etc) as it is apparently patented as an anti-biotic not a weed killer.

  • I have done piles operation 5 month age and I have been taking antibiotics for a long time and now my toilet is not clean 3 months I face this problem what can I do now ������

  • I can resonate. Sometimes it comes and goes. And sometimes I find it hard to figure out what causes bad skin. I notice sugar and carb is the culprit.

  • Looks like Audience has left the building before she even started the presentation. ��

    The entire microbiome makes total sense however I think our perspective about is still off.

    My gut tells me that the gut is just a reflection of our health which would include everything in our life, from diet, to the food we eat, the way it’s grown, our lifestyle…

    We started focusing so much on the bacteria now days, instead of just focusing on what we eat.
    It’s obvious that eating deep fried and sugary stuff, transfats mixed with sticky sugars with no nutrients will not give you vitality. And as side effects likely we won’t have any beneficial bacteria be able to live in there. Mix in there hormones and anti biotics. Makes you wonder how we even survive at all….

    I think it would make more sense to look into our environment and how everything around us affects our microbiome.
    From the way the food is grown, stored, packaged. To our diet, lifestyle…. identify the obvious things and things we wouldn’t think of, that all influence our gut.

    she said
    “When we loose the diversity cause certain bacteria has taken over, it’s hard to get it back”
    That’s exactly why I think bacteria is just a reflection of our healthy/lifestyle. Cause if we keep eating junk we can’t get the diversity of bacteria back. Just means we can’t just ad bacteria and take probiotics and expect to be able to eat junk food and be fine. Cause bacteria isn’t the problem. It’s the food we eat.

  • If you don’t live on a healthy diet on a day-to-day basis, don’t think that resorting to a magic pill (a probiotics) will solve all your gastrointestinal problems. There is no substitute for eating, sleeping and living healthy.

  • Israel is an murderer, a genocider, you should never promote it, surely you have your interests you are disgusting. Israel the murderer, Israel land thiefer

  • 0:09 Bacteria are not crawling. In fact, they don’t independently move at all. They don’t have muscles or even a nervous system. They just stay put and eat stuff around them (by absorbing, since they don’t have mouths either). They are also not farting and they don’t have eyes of any kind.

  • Hello Meghan, your videos and advices inspired me to heal my gut. I made a 4 week-week reset diet, following FODMAP list, as you recommended. I downloaded the App from Monash University and I made a journal, writing down everything I ate. I cut all food triggers (gluten, sugar, dairy, etc) and Introduced lots of greens. I have been taking the green gut smoothie from your other video, by the way it is great! Well, after 4 weeks, I completely got rid of the inflammation, my bowel movements are regularly and I fell so much greater. For more than 20 years, bloating was a daily symptom and constipation was a nightmare, I thought it was the dairy intolerance that I have, but I figured it it was a lot more complicated than that. However, after the reset diet, I am free from that situation and I am introducing little by little some other foods. I also worked on stress management, started yoga and meditation. I would like to share my experience because food has powerful healing properties. Thanks a lot for all your videos and inspiring us to have a better and healthier life. Namastê.

  • This video is very short but informative. I have heard of the gut to brain connection in the past but never read up or researched it. However, after watching this video, I am definately going to watch/read more about this subject. Definately recommend this video. Give it a go only 2 minutes of your life.

  • I’m taking gummy pro biotics bacillus coagulans due to gut issues and they help tremendously. I have GAD as well and it put a damper on the IBS TYPE SYMPTOMS I have due to anxiety, all started with a very painful feeling in gut area after drinking one spirit, it made me feel short of breath and my anxiety kicked in thinking something was terribly wrong, also silent reflux caused throat burn and a knot feeling in throat raising the feeling short of breath, I hate meds but started taking antacids once a day for a few days and that helped a lot and introduced pro biotics as well and it’s calmed my gut a lot! To me they work good.

  • What If I am not kind a guy who doesnt always eat food rich probiotic but wants to improve the gut health, should he take the probiotic supplement?? If so, how many a day or even per week?? Please and Thank you

  • Dr. Mike: there are 100 trillion good bacteria cells in the human body
    Human body: has 30 trillion cells

    You are more bacteria than you are you if you really think about it

  • I believe diet plays a huge role in both mental and physical illnesses. Probably more then most people realise, I mean you put good oil in a car to make it run better and extended its life, humans are way more valuable then any car so why is it so hard for us to do the same with food? You are what you eat. There is a lot of information all over the internet on food and the brain gut and physiology. Still no solid evidence to back it up tho… call me a conspiracy theorists but I don’t think they really want us to know, I mean if a simple diet change can cure hereditary or even terminal illness doctors and pharmaceutical company’s can’t bank on it. What’s a doctor without patients? If no-one got sick billions of dollars and years of medical school are at stake is that something they really want to risk?

  • Hi Doc. Last year after multiple antibiotics and hospital admissions I had an op to remove a 2cm bladder stone. Since then I’ve had kidney pain, constant UTI’s and prostatitis. My urine cultures keep coming back clear, I don’t want to take any more antibiotics due to several adverse reactions and have tried all foods and supplements under the sun to no avail. Do you have any advice please, thank you so much.

  • here’s several things for relieving leaky gut at home
    Have a whole food, nutrient-rich diet that avoids foods that irritate the gut
    Make sure your digestion is working: You can eat an idea diet, but if you aren’t digesting food appropriately, it is not going to help.
    Find and remove underlying food sensitivities eliminate a suspected food for a period of time
    Find ways to reduce and eliminate stress:eg Prayer, meditation, moderate exercise, adequate sleep, and acupuncture
    Eat gut healing foods and nutrients
    Balance the gut flora by including appropriate amounts of fermented foods in your diet each day.
    Find and remove gastrointestinal infections
    Try the use of gut-irritating medications:
    Lessen exposure to environmental toxins
    Make sure you have enough sleep and avoid overtraining which are a form of stress to the body.
    (I learned these and why they work from Richala remedy system site )

  • I started drinking kefir water 3 times a week and eating greek yogurt 2-3 times a week. I noticed I’m not as constipated as I was before and overall feel better, although I did make a lot of other changes in my diet and lifestyle.

  • 3 years ago I was depressed and very stressed. Close to suicidal. These things really effected my gut and digestion. I’m going through another stressful period and ibs gut issues are back. Digestion is all screwed and my stress is taking over so it’s time to heal my gut again.

  • here’s several things for treating leaky gut at home
    Eat a whole food, nutrient-rich diet that excludes foods that irritate your gut
    Make sure your digestion is working: You can eat an idea diet, but if you aren’t digesting food appropriately, it is not going to help.
    Discover and eliminate underlying food sensitivities eliminate a suspected food for a period of time
    Discover ways to reduce and eliminate stress:eg Prayer, meditation, yoga, adequate sleep, and acupuncture
    Eat gut healing foods and nutrients
    Balance your gut flora by including appropriate amounts of fermented foods in your diet each day.
    Find and eliminate gastrointestinal infections
    Consider the use of gut-irritating medications:
    Reduce exposure to environmental toxins
    Make sure you have plenty sleep and avoid overtraining which are a form of stress to your body.
    (I discovered these and the reasons they work on Richala Remedy System website )

  • This just talks about increasing the diversity of the microbiome to decrease individual species influence over the body. In a situation of majority rules, gut flora can gang up on a person’s behavior influencing systems, if any one species is allowed to become too numerous. This isn’t because they have cooperative intelligence of some sort, but rather because our systems have cooperative intelligence and impose that on anything found inside us, to maintain homeostasis. I solved this problem by adding a security protocol for implementing cooperation protocols on newly detected units, preventing cooperation with foreign entities. They are still grouped by similarity, for increased understanding of the signals they provide, but there is no cooperative care involved. That, combined with some clean up procedures, solves the microbiome influence problem in every area that my systems are currently aware of.

  • When someone talks to me about health whether they’re a doctor, nurse, or academic what I like to pay particular attention to is that person’s health. Do they look/seem healthy?
    This woman is 38 years old. She looks to me more like 28. She is fit, and she seems like a basically relatable, likable person (so, emotionally healthy as well). I can’t shake the feeling that she practices what she preaches. And to me, that’s a sign that she knows what she’s talking about.

  • If anyone could me insight into my issue I’ve been dealing with I would appreciate it. Lately everything I have been eating has literally gone right through me. I had my gallbladder removed at a young age and since then haven’t been able to handle overly greasy or fatty foods. But even foods that I know are good for me have been sending me to the restroom regardless and I don’t know the first thing about what to do. I’ve placed myself on a short juice fast to see if giving my digestive system a break would help. Once again if anyone could offer information I would really appreciate it!!

  • Why aren’t parents teaching kids this (at home)?? Oh wait… cause THEY can’t possibly bring themselves to admit that they too are addicted to bad food! ❤️������

  • Great talk

    Yes. Your second brain is your gut

    It is amazing how, when,where things happen

    Just like to share a message from my side

    This is a great scripture

    John 7:38

    38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
    This is from the OKJV Bible

    I hope you look at it and spot my message.
    The Father loves us so much
    And he knows all THINGS
    Well he designed us ����������

  • The thing that I don’t understand is why msm powder in supplement form, broke me out so bad:/ is it because of detox affects it I has?

  • hi everyone,if anyone else wants to uncover test leaky gut try Dalz Secret Gut Discovery ( search on google )? Ive heard some super things about it and my work buddy got great success with it.

  • I don’t drink, I removed flour and sugar, but, I can’t remove dairy as of yet because I’m using the probiotics in kefir to help normalize the microbiome in my body. Eating foods with probiotics can be more effective than just taking pills.

  • Nice to know im not only one dealing with this. Been dealing with this issues for 6 years. It wasn’t til the 5th year they found out it was h.pylori but still having intense stomach pain. Going to massage therapy taking alot of pills. Still taken alot of tests. It an ongoing all day pain. I hope one day i can be successful like u was

  • What liquid were you adding to your water and what probiotics were you using? I am going through the stages right now of removing and then adding. Very informative video

  • Linsey McLean startednVita Royal, Inc. 40 years ago.
    She also was a Bio Chemist. She testified in front of Congress several times. Her company makes USP grade feed for horses. She was amazing. Thank you for bringing this to the public.

  • Can anyone recommend books on this topic? I need to learn more about this because I really struggle with stomach issues. Thank you!

  • The problem with these researchers who start a company to market their results is that they immediately lose all credibility. Now she has a financial stake in her scientific claims.

  • I was facing nervousness problem,and my stomach area was palpitating like heart,so I thought what is the relation between gut and nervous system

  • So important considering that your gut microbiome impacts everything from your immune system to your skin to your brain function to your digestion, and even your mood and mental health!! ��✨

  • I wouldn’t recommend looking at CFU’s as this is simply a count of bacteria under the microscope. It doesn’t differentiate between live and dead bacteria. In Australia, we have new products out which specify in terms of BLB, or Billion Live Bacteria, which guarantees that number of bacteria will be alive in the capsule when taken.

  • I suppose I could throw in a thing or two you might not know yet. Bacteria control everything, all life on the planet is orchestrated, directed, and evolved according to bacteria. Even the weather is, now there is one you might not know, do the research to know more, yes bacteria are in the air, the skies and effect the weather. The earth is essentially a living being by right of the parts of it that are alive and directing, evolving and controlling all life on planet earth. The earth is also the largest thinking brain on the planet given not only does all plant life above ground think and communicate with each other, but all the microbes in the earth, around the roots of all plants are all thinking and communicating with each other and with the plants as well, all the time. That is literally the largest thinking living brain given all a brain is is a group of living things working together and communicating with each other. Well I could say more but I did say I would throw in a thing or two:)

  • Started taking a probiotic due to extended period of antibiotics(30 days) and continued after the antibiotics. I really had no real issues going #2 prior to the probiotics but it has completely transformed my experience in a good way. I have made some changes to my diet mostly eating healthier, more fiber, less fat and very little dairy. I did stop the probiotic for about a week to see how much it was helping. To my surprise it actually makes a pretty big difference, best way to describe it is it just obliterates your poo everything just slides right out with zero straining or pressure, having the best poo’s of my life right now. While it has been a good experience IDK I will continue using them once my current bottle is done as they are expensive and don’t really know that they really add any real benefit other than going #2 even easier.

  • I have a very weak stomach and also suffer from psoriasis. I also am just getting over a bought with a stomach virus just recently. Would definitely like to speak with you offline about improving my digestion.

  • The comment that healthy gut microbiome is killed and may never recover (from the causes she lists and others)…,
    interesting newer studies that appear to show high promise that prolonged fasting (more than 3 -5 days) can empty your gut of bad biome. When you break fast, you select foods high in healthy probiotics and the result is they flourish and they’re calling it a “Reset” of your gut microbiome.
    Apparently a lot of natural Autophogy principles to which we can benefit as well

  • People google hcl betaine caps and low stomach acid which also goes along with Gerd, when you have good acid you will fix everything, i had ibs d, helped me 90%

  • Probiotics have really helped cure my repetitive yeast infections.. they were never too strong but were always there. 2 months taking a 50 cfu probiotic supplement with a bunch of strains cured me ✌��

  • Diatamatious Earth cleaned my gut and it fixed something in my head that was all jumbled up.Also Probiotics help bring good bacteria to the gut.

  • My IBS was caused by a combination of an antidepressant and statins. Out of the blue I started having terrible diarrhea every time I had to bm. Early this year I hit critical mass and ended up in the ER with acute pancreatitis: at one point I thought I was going to die and was happy about it because then the pain and burning in my gut and Mt Saint Helens diarrhea would be over. Oh, and the malnutrition and wasting away I was also going through: So in mid February of this year I (with my Doc’s help ) I began to taper off all my meds over a period of more than a few months. So at times I was dope sick AND sick with the IBS.

    But I’m better now, much better. I’m having normal bms. I feel great emotionally, and my BP is pretty good for my sex and age. Long story short, folks, check your meds and see if any or all could be at the root of your digestive issues. All mine had diarrhea as a side effect. HTH.

  • The imagery on this video are fantastic! Fascinating video, and it really does show how the brain and gut are interconnected. When people have depression and/or anxiety, they really should look at their gut health. Thanks for sharing!

  • I see you shared the embed link. I’ll use it for my website. Lmk if thats okay. If not, i recommend not sharing the embed link. Thanks