Do you think what you eat doesn’t matter as long as you are staying in the proper calorie, carb, and protein intake? You might be surprised to find out that the food you place in your stomach could have a huge impact on your mental health. This is because it now appears the gut has it’s own brain-like system and it could be connecting to the rest of the nerves in your body which affect everything from physical to mental health.
Science has been discovering fascinating things in the last decade about how truly complex the human body is. In a recent article, scientists explore the brain-gut connection and what they are discovering about the makeup of the lining of the stomach and how that can affect you, for better or worse, depending on how you treat it with the food you ingest.