Help your gut help you; hire the help of trillions of bacteria in your gut to regulate your appetite, fat storage, weight loss, energy production, immune system and reduce the risk of developing type II diabetes, heart disease and colon cancer(45, 46).
The gut produces Short-Chain Fatty Acids; acetate, propionate and butyrate amongst other essential metabolites, hormones and neurochemicals.
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For example, in the hypothalamus, acetate changes the level of several compounds (glutamate, glutamine and GABA) responsible for the reduction of appetite(44).
Poor gut health will increase your chances of developing several other health issues, such as: