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Today’s Theme: Digestive Health

There is an integral link between the gut and the brain, and therefore, our overall health, mood and well being is as related to our diet and digestion as our surroundings.

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For More Information

Read the full article, Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being, at scientificamerican.com.

Quote of the Day

Doctor Jon Matsen

Doctor Jon Matsen

Naturopathic Doctor, North Vancouver BC

"The truth is that it isn’t the foods at all that are the problem. The real problem is with the digestive vitality of the person."

Naturopathic doctors are the only primary care doctors in BC trained, examined and practicing preventive medicine. Using tools to address gut health, emphasizing good digestion as a key to health, and empowering patients to understand the complexities of digestive wellness, they can help patients see that many diseases stem from inefficient digestion.

Enter Today’s Contest

True or false: 70% of the body’s immune system is found in the gut?