What are antibiotics?
The word antibiotic means “against life”. Antibiotics are medicines that are prescribed for use against bacterial infections. They act by either killing the bacteria or preventing them from replicating at a rapid rate.
Most of us believe that the role of our digestive system or our gut begins and ends with the conversion of the food we eat into energy. We rarely give a thought to our gut health. The gut, however, is a complex ecosystem that serves as our second brain.
The term “gut instinct” has been around for many years but it was only in recent years that scientists have discovered the important role that gut health or the health of the digestive system plays in our overall health.