Our guts are home to a collection of 100 trillion microorganisms (aka gut flora) that inhabits our intestines and have a powerful influence over our immune systems and mental health. Unfortunately, poor diets, overuse of antibiotics and elevated stress can often wipe out good bacteria in the gut, enabling bad bacteria to proliferate and take over. Additionally, certain foods can create inflammation in the gut, which can trigger certain food allergies and sensitivities.
The good news is that there are specific diet and lifestyle strategies that you can adopt to help heal your gut and restore balance.
- Why gut health is important to your overall health
- What factors may compromise your gut health
- What foods can help nourish and restore your gut health.
As a licensed chiropractor, Dr. Wiechmann is dedicated to providing complimentary community education on health and wellness topics such as nutrition, weight loss, sports medicine and injury prevention, backpack safety, stress and pain management, and many others.
This presentation is intended for the active older adults group. Other YMCA members can register by calling Danielle Abbott, Group Fitness Manager at The Downtown Family YMCA, at 402-930-4342. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to eat, drink and learn more about healthy living in an engaging, social atmosphere!
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.