Our Gut is our ‘Second Brain’: It is also key to our immunity | Actually, it’s been said that gut flora makes up about 80% of our immunity & is especially important for infants to bypass illness. Millions of tiny benevolent bacteria live in our large & small intestines as well as our stomachs & they help to fend off bad bacteria, which can cause disease & even multiple types of cancer.
Death begins in the colon.' So said Hippocrates of Cos the ancient Greek physician (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC). And modern science has shown that he was correct. More than 50 million Americans have bowel issues related to colon health. While some of the problems are relatively minor like acne, sleepiness, and headaches, many others are very serious illnesses. They include:
Leaky Gut: the Cause of Your Health Problems + 4 Steps to End It