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Ultimate guide for a happy & healthy gut

Ultimate guide for a happy & healthy gut

How can a healthy gut improve overall health?

A healthy gut with the right balance of bacteria may help your body in the following ways:

  • Immunity: maintaining a healthy balance of bacteria in the gut can help to support your immune system. In the same way as taking too many antibiotics – and disturbing the balance, can weaken the immune system3
  • Heart health: evidence suggests that probiotic supplements can help control total cholesterol levels in the blood4
  • Digestive issues: a healthy balance of bacteria in the gut has been seen to help with bowel disorders like lactose intolerance and antibiotic-induced diarrhoea5
  • Sleep and fatigue: our gut microbiome may affect the quality of our sleep. This is because our gut is responsible for producing most of our serotonin – a hormone that affects sleep6