The rise in mental health issues among children is concerning, but did you know that it’s tightly woven with changes in their gut microbiome? In this episode, I will share with you how nurturing a diverse microbiome can balance neurotransmitters and enhance mental well-being to improve mood, sleep, behaviour, and more. 

In this episode, we will delve into:

  • Understanding what the gut-brain connection is;
  • What the gut-brain connection means for our children’s overall health and well-being;
  • Steps we can take to improve our children’s mental health through the gut-brain connection, including dietary, lifestyle, and nutrient suggestions;
  • I will share more information on the gut and why our microbes are so important for brain health;
  • What affects microbiome diversity in our children;
  • The link between gastrointestinal complaints & mental health disorders;
  • I share more information on neuroinflammation and what we can do to reduce this;
  • I delve into the topic of psychobiotics and what specific strains have been researched in connection to improving mood, sleep, and mental health outcomes.
  • Plus my favourite herb & nutrient for gut-brain connection.

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