We have probably all heard about this, but what exactly is the gut-brain axis, and what does it do? In short, it describes a newly discovered two-way functional link between the function of the gut and cognitive health.
To understand what prebiotics are, it helps to understand what dietary fiber is. Dietary fiber is a sub-category of macronutrients that helps with gut health and motility. In children, there are multiple health benefits of dietary fibre, including preventing obesity and constipation.