The father of Western medicine, Hippocrates stated, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food", but we as a nation have gone so far off track that the food we are consuming are now making us sick, instead of healing and nourishing our bodies. Now why is that? Well, the answer is actually right in front of our faces. Take a look at the ingredient labels of some of our food products and you'll get a glimpse of what I'm talking about. The preservatives and other additives in our food is a one of the main reasons, although not the only reason. They are effecting our gut health and causing us harm.
"Over recent years, many observers have noted a rise in anxiety in Western society. At the same time, inflammatory bowel disease has shown a marked increase." This was a statement from Tim Newman article, Common food additives may impact gut bacteria, increase anxiety. Check out the article to find out how and which food additives are effecting gut health and psychology health.