The gut is your second brain and the site of so many important processes in the body, so it's important to take good care of it.
Here are 5 things you should avoid that can harm your gut health:
Drinking too much alcohol can cause inflammation in the body and gut.
Consuming a lot of processed and packaged foods, which contain many binding agents and preservatives, can cause dysbiosis and inflammation in the gut.
Overconsumption of over the counter painkillers can damage the gut lining.
Overuse of antibiotics can destroy beneficial bacteria within the gut microbiome.
Chronic stress has negative affects on the whole body, including digestion and gut health.