With all the new and exciting research that’s going into gut health at the moment, it can sometimes be a bit of a challenge to keep up with all the terminology. Here’s a few that you may have heard flying around, with a little bit about what they mean.
Gut – Refers to your intestines.
Gut Microbiome – Also called Gut Flora, Bacteria, your gut microbiome are the community of bacteria (or microbes) that live within your gut. They are responsible for breaking down your food, producing certain nutrients and communicating with your immune system.