By: allwanttoknow.com

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How Exercise Impacts Gut?

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The gut contains trillions of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and other species that coexist in what is known as the "gut microbiome."

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The gut microbiome serves a variety of functions, including influencing the body's inflammatory homeostasis, immunological response, and nutrition metabolism.

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More oxygen can reach the brain and bloodstream when exercise is performed for a longer period of time or at a higher intensity. According to researchers, this is an environment where healthy bacteria can thrive.

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By lowering the transitory stool time, exercise can have an impact on the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).

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By raising antioxidant levels, boosting immune system performance, and lowering insulin levels, which can promote tumor cell development and expansion in the microbiota, exercise can also lower the risk of inflammatory bowel illness and colon cancer.

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Even though it may have positive effects on the gut, exercise alone won't allow the microbiome to function to its full potential. You need proper diet too.

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The gut microbiome may also affect a person's desire to exercise, according to research.