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In our modern society health can seem very complex. There are countless procedures, tests, supplements, products, etc. that promise to improve your overall health. It’s easy to get caught up in the hype when you don’t have a sense of direction are you’re constantly exposed to advertisements, magazines, tv shows, social media, etc… Many people fail to realize that when you have a goal that’s body composition related, it’s in your best interest to start by optimizing your general health. It starts with the lowest hanging fruit, before trying to search for complex solutions. The gastrointestinal system comprises ~75% of the body’s immune system and is the only system in the body that has its own, independently operating nervous system, called the ‘enteric’ nervous system. A properly functioning GI tract is critical for health and well-being, but yet it’s often treated like Cinderella, unwanted stepchild– unappreciated, and ignored. Tune into the full discussion to understand what steps you need to be taking to optimize your gut health!
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