iStockphoto, via The Salt
iStockphoto, via The Salt

Now, researchers are turning their attention to our emotional health. It turns out that there’s a lot of communication between our guts and our brains. Scientists studying this refer to this as the gut-brain axis.

“The gut-brain-axis is the collective communication pathway between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain,” explains John Cryan, a professor of anatomy and neuroscience at University College Cork in Ireland.

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