Health Beat: Wellness

Benita Zahn
Created: September 30, 2020 04:23 PM

As we try to avoid becoming ill from the coronavirus, how to stay healthy is taking center stage. That means looking at our lifestyle, including diet and exercise. An area getting increased attention is our gut microbiome. In many ways it's like the last frontier of our health. It's a vast community comprised of trillions of bacteria and fungi living in your GI tract. It can affect your metabolism, body weight, immune system, appetite, and mood. So I welcome Bridgette Shea,, a wellness educator and author of the new book "Cultivating Your Microbiome."

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