The gut-brain connection
Have you ever actually wondered why your stomach rumbles every single time when you’re feeling nervous? Well… it’s all about its connection with the brain.
Also known as ‘the second brain,’ your gut will always tell you when something’s wrong with your brain’s emotional and cognitive centers.
There’s a direct link between the vagus nerve (a nerve found in the central nervous system that’s responsible for controlling digestion, mood, immune response, and heart rate) and your gastrointestinal tract.
So, when we are confronting stressful periods of time like the coronavirus pandemic, we may also inhibit the vagus nerve that can lead to various digestive conditions.
Now that you’re aware of the strong relationship between your gut and brain, let’s discover the best foods for your brain!