Your gut microbiome is made up of how many organisms?
Your microbiome is a massive ecosystem made up of trillions of organisms (bacteria, fungi and viruses) that all live in your digestive tract. Collectively they weigh 2 KILOS and yes you read that right, in fact, they weigh more than your brain! Your body actually contains more bacterial cells than human cells. We call these good microbes’ “probiotics”
Why should you care about your Microbiome?
Many of these trillion microbes are essential for your health and can influence so many things in your body, digestion, defend against pathogens, support detoxification, break down complex carbohydrates, teach your immune system, affect your performance levels in sports and even your emotions.
Omega-3 fatty acids are typically found in which food?
Answer: Oily fish
Omega-3 fatty acids, Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have been well studied for their role in the support of many systems in the body. Did you know that over 60% of your brain is actually fatty acids? They are very important for not only our brain function but many other bodily functions too and they offer many health benefits.
Many people find it difficult to consume enough of these foods, in particular, if you don’t consume oily fish. It is always recommended to try and get all of your nutrients from your food but if this is not possible you may need to supplement with an Omega supplement to help support your brain, heart and vision as well as all of the other health benefits Omegas have.
Where is one of the first places dehydrated skin shows up in?
The eyes can often be the first place that signs of dehydration will show, in the form of crows feet, dark circles and expression lines.
If your skin is showing signs of dehydration such as dullness, fine lines, wrinkles and irritation, using a supplement that combines hyaluronic acid with collagen and antioxidants is a great way to combat the declining levels of moisture as you age.