The importance of digestive health for overall health By Lauren Crosby MD, FAAP | Board-Certified Pediatrician Digestive health. What does that phrase really mean, and why is digestive health so important? In honor of World Digestive Health Day, we’re taking a look into the importance of gut health. The digestive system plays a major role in your overall health, as it is responsible for breaking down the food you eat and absorbing nutrients from that food. But what many people do not know is that the digestive system also plays a major role in immune health, since 70% of the immune system resides in...
In honor of National Nutrition month, hear from Dr. Lauren Crosby, a board certified pediatrician and a member of our scientific advisory team, as she highlights the importance of colostrum for early childhood nutrition and how it can provide important nutrients for people of all ages.