Health is not just the sum of our genes

The human genome contains around 23,000 genes while the total genomes of bacteria, fungus and viruses in the human gut encode some 3.3 million genes. What happens in our health is not just a result of our paltry number of genes but is also a sum of all the trillions of microorganisms that reside on and in our bodies. Friendly bacteria in our gut actually serve to both interpret and buffer the ever changing environment we live in. The importance of maintaining healthy gut bacteria has been well proven. When we have a bad balance of bacteria we are subject to IBS, chronic diseases, psychological disorders and even cancer. Unless your diet is supreme and pristine, supplementing with “good-guy” bacteria is a health requirement. Taking probiotics these days is prerequisite to fighting disease. Buy reputable brands and rotate through different brands and formulas regularly.

We have more bacteria cells in our gut than we have human cells in our body!

We have more bacteria cells in our gut than we have human cells in our body!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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