Your Gut and Your Health 

Your body is an extraordinary temple, hosting a complex ecosystem referred to as the gut microbiome. Within this ecosystem, trillions of microorganisms collaborate harmoniously to support your overall well-being. 

Your gut is the home of a diverse microbial community. That is to say, it is one of the main places where trillions of different microorganisms, particularly bacteria, reside within your body. This community comprises a mix of beneficial and harmful bacteria, all of which play a pivotal role in bodily functions like digestion, nutrient assimilation, and many other aspects of your overall health. 

The influence of a healthy gut ripples through various facets of your well-being. Its effects reach beyond digestion, touching things like your immune system, cognitive functions, and numerous physiological processes. An unbalanced gut (when the harmful bacteria outnumber the beneficial ones) can harm nearly every other part of your body. Here are just a few of the key areas of your body that are intimately connected to your gut. 

Gut-Brain Connection

The gut-brain axis forms a vital link between your gut and your brain. Neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin in your gut can significantly influence your mood and stress response. Additionally, the vagus nerve facilitates communication between these two important parts of your body, allowing them to send signals back and forth about their health and function. 

Gut-Skin Connection

The intricate connection between your skin and gut is known as the gut-skin axis. When your gut absorbs vital nutrients, this connection allows it to send those nutrients to your skin, meaning that the health of your gut has a profound impact on the health and appearance of your skin. 

Gut-Immune Connection

Your gut is home to a significant portion of your immune cells, nearly 70% of them. A balanced gut microbiome plays a pivotal role in supporting your immune system by exposing it to bacteria, which contributes to the development of robust natural defenses. 

Gut-Bone Connection

Even your bones are not untouched by the reach of your gut. To stay strong and healthy, the cells that make up your bones are constantly renewing themselves, and to carry out that process they need an array of important nutrients like calcium. Keeping your gut well-maintained helps ensure the timely supply of these vital elements. 

Needless to say, making your gut health a priority will have a profound impact on your overall well-being. Here at New Earth, we understand that which is why we created Essentials to help you empower your journey toward enhanced gut health. 

These daily packets contain probiotics, digestive enzymes, and organic Wild Microalgae® which, when combined, come together to nourish the delicate ecosystem that exists in your gut. So with that in mind, there’s never been a better time to put Essentials to the test if you haven’t already. Trust us, your gut and the rest of your body will thank you for it.