Lela Altman, ND, LAc

GraduateBastyr University

“Gut health is so important because what is happening in the digestive system can have a large effect on all other systems; from skin to mood. I feel that gut health is the basis for overall health. An example of this is the fact that significant amounts of neurotransmitters such as serotonin are also made in the gut (in addition to the brain) which may help explain the gut-brain connection.”