Your Gut Microbiome and You: How Bacteria in Your Intestines Keep You Healthy and Happy

“Microbiome” – it’s a popular buzzword these days, but this word means different things to different people.  What is the microbiome, really? How does it affect your body? Does it help you or does it hurt you?

When we think of microbes, most of us immediately think of getting sick, right?  Get out your Lysol, your bleach, your antibacterial soap! Scrub until everything is spotlessly clean or risk a deadly infection…right!?!

Well, not exactly. Continue reading “Your Gut Microbiome and You: How Bacteria in Your Intestines Keep You Healthy and Happy”