The importance of gut bacteria

The bacteria in our guts plays an integral role in overall health.

A recent story published by U.S. Wellness, whose farms produce high-quality meats, explains the importance of these vital microbes in our body.

Citing quotes from Dr. David Perlmutter’s new book, Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain-for Life, the story argues that gut bacteria even affects the health of the brain.cow

“We’re now recognizing from research at our most well-respected institutions from around the globe that the gut bacteria are wielding this very powerful sword of Damocles,” Perlmutter writes.

“They determine whether we’re going to have a healthy brain or not, whether our brain is going to function well or not, and whether our brain is going to become diseased or not. Who knew that we’d be referring back to the gut?

“These hundred trillion bacteria that live within your gut are so intimately involved in your brain at a number of levels. They manufacture neurochemicals, for example. Things like dopamine and serotonin.

“They manufacture important vitamins that are important to keep your brain healthy. They also maintain the integrity of the lining of your gut,” he explains.

These points make it all the more important that we eat high-quality meat free of antibiotics and hormones. Organic, grass-fed beef is best.

For Goodness Sake sells U.S. Wellness products, along with several supplements that help with gut bacteria.