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This Is Your Gut Check

Updated: Aug 19, 2021

Since 2013, there has been mounting scientific evidence revealing the importance of the bugs in your gut. Known as the microbiome, the bacteria that make up the intestinal flora of your gut has more to do with you than you think. In fact, the DNA of the bacteria that lives in your gut outnumbers the DNA of you by up to 1000 to one! Your human DNA consists of 20,000 genes. But, the number of genes contained in the DNA of your gut bugs number from 2 - 20 million!The makeup of your microbiome affects your weight and can lead to leaky gut, affects your mental clarity, your energy levels and even your immune function. In fact, 80 percent of your immune system resides in your gut.

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