Animal protein vs plant protein: Which is best for the gut?

Animal protein vs plant protein, which is better for your gut? Research seems to show that replacing animal protein with plant protein has a beneficial effect on general health. This relationship is especially strong for cardiometabolic health(type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease). However, these studies are often epidemiological, so they have their limitations. Furthermore, it … Continue reading Animal protein vs plant protein: Which is best for the gut?

Gut-brain axis 101: Understanding how the brain and gut chat

The gut-brain axis is a bi-directional link between the brain and digestive tract. It links the 2 intimately, defining how emotions and digestion share a reciprocal relationship. On the one hand, our emotions can impact how we digest our food. A classic example of this is in the relationship between stress and irritable bowel syndrome(IBS). … Continue reading Gut-brain axis 101: Understanding how the brain and gut chat