Take a second and look at your skin from head to toe. What do you see? Many people observe wrinkles, acne, eczema, uneven rough skin or rosacea. Although these are all conditions we wish to live without, they’re also gentle whispers of the body telling us there’s an imbalance going on inside that needs to be addressed, so they shouldn’t be ignored.
“You are what you eat” takes on a deeper implication. University of California, Los Angeles researchers discovered the first evidence that proves bacteria in food, as well as gut bacteria, can affect human brain activity. The findings of their study appeared in the June 2013 issue of the journal Gastroenterology. This may mean that an intestinal tract that teems with good bacteria from the regular consumption of probiotics, such as yogurt products, can enhance brain function.