Wellness for the Family: Gut Health 101

When we think about our gut health, digestion often comes to mind.
While that is important, our gut health means so much more than that.  Pre And Pro

There are different health benefits linked to healthy gut bacteria, including weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immune function, healthier skin and reduced risk of some diseases.

Our mental and immune health may be related to our gut as 95 percent of serotonin is produced in the intestines and 70 percent of our immune system is housed in our gut.

For more wellness tips, tricks, and recipes from Blue Cross Blue Shield dietitian, Shanthi Appelo, click here.

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