They say “you are what you eat” but have you ever thought that this also applies to your brain function?
Poor mental clarity can take over your life, but there is increasing evidence that you can take your health back into your own hands by making certain dietary choices. There are many foods that seem to either exacerbate mental health issues, or improve and protect your cognition. This all indicates a strong correlation between your gut and your brain, and to be able to regain your fullest potential we must begin to learn about these connections.
Over the past 20 years or so, gut health has become a bit of a buzzword. But what exactly is gut health and what is a gut? The definition of the gut is a tube that connects the mouth to the anus which is the stomach digestive system that passes out anything that our bodies do not digest. However, the gut as a whole is not that simple. The gut has a lining that has the surface area of 400 square meters and uses roughly 2 times the amount of energy as the brain in order to function properly.
For some, the answer may be obvious, but for most people, it’s not so clear-cut. People all over the world are oblivious to the sources of fat in their meals. This can be attributed to the rushed nature of our culture. In trying to get more done, we grab a quick bite to eat, but never consider the food we’re consuming on a daily basis, especially the oils we ingest.
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