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Can Healthy Gut Bacteria Boost Your Brain?

A major study conducted by scientists with UCLA’s Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress and the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center at UCLA offers evidence that good intestinal health leads directly to improved brain function. Dr. Kirsten Tillisch, an associate professor of medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and lead author of the study said “when we consider the implications of this work, the old sayings ‘you are what you eat’ and ‘gut feelings’ take on new meaning.”

This scientific evidence aligns directly with what Dr. Junger writes in his New York Times bestseller Clean Gut. The program is the fastest and most effective way to gut health and the many benefits both immediate and long term that come with it.

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