Serotonin – Gut Health, Microbiome/Serotonin & Immune Part 3

  By Sally Pattison BAppSc, Adv. Dip. Nat, Adv. Dip. Nut There is increasing evidence that the microbiome has an effect on the central nervous system and brain, affecting how we think, feel and act and on the development on neurological conditions. Serotonin: The Brain-Gut Connection Over 95% of the body’s serotonin, the ‘happy hormone’ is found […]

Immunity – Gut Health, Microbiome/Serotonin & Immune Part 2

By Sally Pattison BAppSc, Adv. Dip. Nat, Adv. Dip. Nut Did you know that approximately 80% of your immune tissue is located within your digestive system? The digestive system comprises of cells, proteins, tissues and organs which work together in a complex way to defend the body against harmful bacteria, infectious diseases and toxins. Our bodies rely […]

Gut Health, Microbiome/Serotonin & Immune – Part 1

By Sally Pattison BAppSc, Adv. Dip. Nat, Adv. Dip. Nut We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you eat.” Never was there a truer statement. Everything we do in life depends upon our digestive system’s ability to derive nutrition from what we put in our mouths. But how does the digestive system work? What is the […]