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Chrissy Barth, MS, RDN, RYT

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The Link Between Gut and Brain Health

Posted by Chrissy Barth, MS, RDN, RYT on February 25, 2022 at 2:35 PM

Mastering the gut microbiome can be a challenging process and appears to be the new buzz word today both in the news and in health science. The gut microbiome is the collection of microbes and all of their genes residing in our digestive tract including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Researchers are discovering more about the strong connection between the interactions of the bacteria in the body and a person’s overall health. Particularly, the gut and the brain. The brain and the gut communicate on a two-way street by sending signaling molecules to each other. These interactions can help to determine a person’s brain function and overall health.

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