How’s Your Gut Health?

As a child, I used to believe that my gut was basically my tummy or stomach. Perhaps this was a direct result of dangers like “I’m going to punch you in the gut”! The gut is a term that is regularly utilized by the clinical calling to portray the intestinal plot, which resides within the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract (GI). The intestinal tract is comprised of the small intestine, which follows the stomach in the digestive system, then the large intestine, which is also called the colon. What happens in the intestines is very important because the rest of your health depends upon the state of your gut health.

what is the gut diagram

If we try and equate the state of our modern gut health to that of our ancient ancestors it would be a very different tale. Many of our common diseases were practically unknown to them. This is because instead of getting food from a neighbor or farmer’s bushel baskets, we get it from store shelves where they have been processed to last and stay fresh over long periods of time. Read more