Everyday, life is full of challenges and these challenges are being met by an amazing complex machine known as the human body. Nonetheless, you should know that not every part of our body is considered as ‘human’. As a matter of fact, each of our bodies are able to cater to these bacteria known as microbiome, and there are trillions of them.
This diverse ecosystem has good guys known to us as probiotics, which is working with our own cells to ensure that we are healthy all the time by supporting our immune system, digestive system, memory, nutrient absorption, and even in keeping our emotions intact. It is the job of these microscopic superheroes to make sure that unfriendly invaders are not allowed to enter our bodies as it helps in the production of enzymes and vitamins.
If you are able to maintain balance in life, then you have found the key to a healthy microbiome. You should have 85% of the good microbes and 15% of the bad microbes so that you can be able to maintain a balanced population of bacteria for a healthy life.
To be able to achieve this balance, one must have a full understanding of the environmental factors and lifestyle that is able to affect the benefits of these microbe-friendly choices that helps us in our daily lives. The importance of our microbial self has only been known to us recently that is why our modern society still needs a wealth of information about this to keep ourselves healthy all the time.
There are aspects in our lives that we absolutely have no control over and these include those nitty-gritty items that we need to know more about such as our microbiome.
What happened when you were born? Did you pass through the vagina of your mom who is filled with probiotics?
Since our microbiome is being passed down to us from one generation to the other, a mother to child quality of microbial inheritance, therefore, has a huge impact on how we will remain healthy throughout our entire lives. In addition to this, babies who are born via Cesarean section may not be as healthy as those who have been born vaginally to a mom who has a thriving microbiome. The effects of your initial microbe inoculation could greatly last for a lifetime if you take into consideration the immune system that you have which develops in the first few months of your life since 80% of this immune system is in the gut.
What kind of feeding did you have as a baby, were you breastfed exclusively?
This is another thing that you have to dig up from your past. How your mother fed you decades ago can surely have a huge impact on how healthy you are these days and you can learn more about this through this website.