Anorexia & Gut Bacteria
October 22, 2015•9 min
Why is your microbiome important for healthy living?Making sure that you're healthy from the inside out is extremely important, especially since most of your health comes from your gut. You might have been hearing about the microbiome and why you need it in order to be healthy.Microbiomes help you break down food for energy, produce vitamins, and protect your body against germs.Recent research has looked at the healthy microbe-gut-brain connection and metabolic function and weight regulation.What if you have an eating disorder like anorexia? Does that damage your microbiome?Listen in as Susan C. Kleiman, BSFS, discusses gut bacteria and anorexia.