You Think What You Eat?

The gut just might be the most underrated body organ. Because aside from absorbing and excreting all the food we consume, the bacteria found here also play an incredible role in our cognition.

When we think of the human mind we tend to picture the wrinkly pink organ which resides in our skull: it’s intricate cavities responsible for bringing about all the amazing things that we can think and do. But it turns out another organ is also involved in constructing our mental existence, however this one we tend to just associate with a toilet. The gut, or gastrointestinal tract, is the long digestive tube which runs from mouth to anus, and just might be the most underrated body organ. Because aside from absorbing and excreting all the food we consume, the bacteria found here play an incredible role in our cognition.