Studies have shown that 70-80% of the body’s immune cells live in the gastrointestinal tract1
The immune system is key to helping the human body stay well and feel good. It therefore corresponds that a simple way to support the immune system is to support gut health.
The human body is home to around 100 trillion bacteria and keeping them in balance is essential to health and wellbeing. With many more microbial cells than human cells it is estimated that for every human cell there are 10 microorganisms. Most of these microorganisms are bacteria and up to 95% live in your gut. With clinical research in the area burgeoning, the gut microbiome has been linked to a wide range of conditions, including anxiety,2 diabetes,3 autism,3 and obesity.3
The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host”4 Probiotics can support good gut health, but it is important to note