Sat, 30 January 2016
Pediatric neurologist best-selling author of The Dirt Cure exposes new science about how gut microbes affect mood.
It turns out that our immune system influences mood and behavior in the brain, and gut microbes directly influence our immune system.
And as you know, many things affect gut microbes (antibiotics, birthing method, foods and even stress.)
She shares case histories about how antibiotics may cause ADHD, and well, how eating dirt and color rich foods may help calm the mind.
“Our brain is not sitting on top of the totem pole isolated from the rest of the body,” says Dr. Shetreat-Klein.
Here are some highlights
07:30 Digestive Tract/Immune System and the Brain
15:20 Gut Bacterial Diversity is the Key to Balancing the Immune System:
18:39 How Can We Ensure a Variety of Microbes?
27:24 ADD/ADHD Treatment Alternatives
35:51 The Importance of Phytonutrients