Do you have brain fog and are not able to think clearly at times?
Your gut is one of the most important systems in your body. Not only is it 80% responsible for the health of your immune system but it is closely linked to your brain.
According to a Harvard Health article called, The Gut-Brain Connection: “The gut-brain connection is no joke; it can link anxiety to stomach problems and vice versa.”(2)
When you gut is unhealthy and having challenges it could affect your memory, clarity, focus, and mood. Yes, your behavior and mood can be affected by the health of your gut!
If you struggle with a foggy brain, do a detox and get ready to feel a whole lot better!
The #1 Way To Help Support Brain Health Is To Have A Healthy Gut!
Are you tired and fatigued most of the day?
It has been proven that gut health affects your energy.
A study done at Cornell University found that people with chronic fatigue syndrome had more species of bacteria that promoted inflammation and fewer bacteria diversity or different types of bacteria, compared to healthy people without chronic fatigue syndrome. (3)
This means that people with chronic fatigue syndrome had unhealthy digestive systems compared to healthy people.
Since you have 100x’s the number of bacteria in your body compared to the number of cells in your body, it makes sense that the ratio of good bacteria to bad bacteria will affect your energy, behavior, and mood!
When you are tired most of the day and you don’t feel good in your body instead of reaching for caffeine, which only worsens the issue look deeper. Look at your gut health and start doing things that support it.
Doing a detox could have you feeling better overnight!
Do you have one or zero bowel movements a day?
This is a HUGE indicator that your gut health is in trouble!
One or zero bowel movements a day is telling you something isn’t working with your digestion track.
Think about it…you eat more than once a day. Shouldn’t you eliminate more than once a day?
Something is stuck and needs support to get moving again.
Detox Your Gut And Give It The Movement It Needs!
Do you struggle with depression and/or mood swings?
Did you know that 90% of serotonin (good feeling hormone) is created in your gut?
Many scientific studies have shown that diet and gut health affect your behavior and your mood. (4)
If you struggle with depression, do a detox and clean-up your diet before getting on anti-depressants. It may surprise you how much better feel!
Do you drink out of plastic water bottles or cook with aluminum or Teflon pans?
These substances have been shown to negatively affect many areas of your body including your gut health!
The nutrition and food science department at Texas A&M University did a study that showed how BPA or Bisphenol A, a substance found in plastics, can negatively impact gut microbial, and amino acid metabolism in a way that has been associated with irritable bowel disease, fatigue, cancer, heart disease and more! (5)
If you don’t feel amazing health in your body, it may be time to get new cookware and a glass or stainless steel water bottle.
Detoxing Helps Release Toxins And Moves You Toward Health And Away From Disease!
Do you have trouble sleeping?
Scientists are finding correlations between sleep and gut health.
Studies have shown that gut health can shift your normal circadian rhythm and hormones that affect your sleep and awake cycle. (6)
One of the first things women tell me after doing my detox is that they sleep better.
To get a better night sleep, Detox your system and get your gut health back on track and see how much better you feel when you are fully rested! You deserve that!