Gut Bacteria & Cravings: The War Within Dictates Your Health & Weight
Research has presented the link between cravings and your gut bacteria. An imbalance of gut bacteria can affect your weight & mood, which can improve by taking probiotics #naturopathic #probiotics #guthealth #cravings
More than you’d like, you may be ravaged by frequent cravings for sweet, starchy & fatty foods. Whether in the form of chips, pizza, ice-cream, cupcakes or doughnuts, cheap, easy access to such ultra-flavourful foods may explain skyrocketing obesity, diabetes & cancer rates. The problem lies in the incompatibility of these foods with our evolutionary genetics of meat & fibre-eating cavemen. The psychological drama of cravings is difficult enough with cycles of pleasure & guilt, while physical difficulties may include weight fluctuations, indigestion and food allergy reactions. Initially thought of as a lack of self-control & discipline, growing evidence is highlighting a dramatic link between your food cravings and your gut bacteria. In fact, your gut microbes manipulate your eating behaviours to improve their own health, at the expense of yours. Read more to learn how you can take back your health and control your own gut microbes, instead of them controlling you.