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Gut check


January 22, 2021

“Dysbiosis, an imbalance of gut bacteria, has been linked to more than 70 chronic diseases” – Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

I jokingly tell people I can remember high school but not what I had for lunch yesterday. If what we eat is so important, why don’t we keep closer track?

Dr. Gupta describes the digestive process this way: “smooth muscles push food bits through 30 feet of living drainpipe as acids and enzymes melt these particles into sludge while a bacchanalia (festival) of microbes convert them into chemicals that power the brain, muscles and immune system.”

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