Have you ever heard about the gut feeling, gut health, and listening to your gut? Well, let me tell you, our gut is no ordinary system. It’s actually known as the gastrointestinal system, encompassing our stomach, intestines, and colon. Lately, it has been receiving a lot more attention for a good reason. We now understand the importance of taking care of our gut by maintaining a balanced harmony of bacteria. Why is this so crucial, you may ask? It’s simple. By keeping our gut bacteria in check, we are ensuring that our gastrointestinal system remains in tip-top shape. It allows us to efficiently digest and extract vital nutrients from the food we eat, while also eliminating waste with ease.
Can the health of our gut affect our eye health? Recent studies suggest a correlation between gut health and ocular diseases such as dry eye disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. If you’re interested in learning more about this fascinating connection then head over to the NZOptics website for the full article on the subject.
It was a fascinating read.