Video Transcript Another wellness minute with Dr. Erica steel from holistic families can be very beneficial for overall health and healthy especially our gut health. However when we add probiotics and the key thing is to do it slow and slow, so we start off with first our natural foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, or even naturally occurring probiotics within them. Then we go into prebiotics. prebiotics actually feed already the healthy bacteria that are within the digestive tract that can allow for the body to naturally produce its own probiotics. And then lastly, then we add a supplemental probiotic, such as lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium there are many sources of probiotics as well as prebiotics. Holistic doctors often recommend supplemental versions of probiotics, where you can get food grade sources, from grocery stores, health food stores, as well as big-box retailers. Having healthy gut microbiology can really allow for the body to heal itself naturally using probiotics to help support gut health, mental health as well as the immune system. Learn More Integrating Natural Healthcare Into Your Routine A holistic doctor discusses brain health Healthy Dieting Practices with Dr. Steele
Hippocrates is the father of western medicine. He most famously discovered that all diseases begin in the gut. The immune system, hormonal system, and nervous system is all housed within the digestive system. Therefore, if you have any challenges with any of those systems it is best to look at the gut first. The gut microbiome has most recently been studied in depth to discover all of the variables. Now the question is How to improve gut health naturally.