Did you know that 70% of your immune system is located in your gut? The research showing the link between the microbiome – the bacteria living in your gastrointestinal tract – and a strong immune system is growing. The Standard American diet, which is filled with simple sugars and refined carbohydrates leads to a population of gut bacteria that perpetuates illness and weakens the immune system. A diet rich in whole and plant rich foods can help prevent illness and strengthen the immune system. Join me as we discuss improving gut health and how it links to boosting your immune system.