Nutrition expert outlines the impact of gut health and hormonal imbalances, and lists five everyday practices that can deteriorate your gut health
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Your gut microbe is the foundation of your health. The gut is the largest immune organ in the body, acting as the gatekeeper, preventing toxins, and harmful microbes in food from entering the bloodstream. “Good gut health is possible only when you have more of the good bacteria than the bad ones. In fact, 80 per cent of your immunity is in your gut. The gut cells produce a variety of immune cells that help in fighting infections. The microbe has an impact on how our immune system responds to infections, allergies and toxins,” says Tanisha Bawa, certified nutrition coach, and founder of TAN|365.