Bacteria. A word that sends shivers down our spine. We have heard countless times how bacteria can cause harm, but have you heard about "friendly" bacteria yet? Yes, bacteria is not always a bad thing. Humans have more bacterial cells (a LOT more) than human cells. Bacteria live on the skin, in the nose and ears, and, most of all, in the gut.
Let's recap. Let me introduce you to THE GUT and the MICROBIOME.
The Holidays are over and we all know what that means. If you feasted on tons of Christmas cookies, ham, and the holiday cheese plate, it’s safe to say your body may be feeling the need for a reset.
Holiday bloat is a real thing thanks to consuming more carbs, sugar, and alcohol than normal, plus later hours entertaining or socializing, and constant excuses to skip the gym. The good news is that you don’t have to resort to a restrictive diet or force yourself to work out for hours on end to get rid of bloating.