Food fermentation is an ancient culinary practice that improves the palatability and nutritional value of foods while also having preservative and medicinal functions. A growing body of research indicates that the gut microbiome plays a key role in mental health, and fermented foods contain beneficial microbes that beneficially influence the health of the microbiome. The consumption of fermented foods may, therefore, be a useful strategy for optimizing mental health. Read on to learn about how probiotics associated with fermented foods may influence brain function and optimize mental and emotional health.

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For a growing number of people, contact with nature is a novelty that occurs sporadically, perhaps on a yearly vacation to the beach or a trip to the mountains. With increasing urbanization, we are spending more and more time indoors, and far less time in wild, natural places. An emerging body of research indicates that we should not treat nature exposure as a novelty; rather, it should be an integral part of our daily lives, especially considering the many health benefits nature has to offer.  

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The struggle to resist cravings for unhealthy foods is a part of daily life for countless people. Many people have been led to believe that if they just wrangle a little more self-control, they can overcome their food cravings. However, contrary to popular belief, food cravings may not be a primarily brain-based phenomenon that can be overcome by willpower and motivation; in fact, food cravings may originate in an entirely different place – your gut! Read on to learn about how gut bacteria influence eating behavior and food cravings, and why improving your gut health may be the key to kicking your unhealthy cravings to the curb!

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New research continues to emerge daily demonstrating the important effects that gut bacteria have on the health of the human body. In addition to promoting a healthy digestive tract and a strong immune system, research indicates that gut flora also help regulate our circadian rhythms. Read on to learn about how gut bacteria affect circadian rhythms, and how taking care of your microbiome and circadian rhythms simultaneously can benefit your overall health! 

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