Researchers have recently discovered that the appendix is actually designed to protect your good bacteria in the gut. When the gut is affected by a bout of diarrhoea or other illness that cleans out the intestines, the good bacteria in the appendix can repopulate the digestive system and keep you healthy.
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Julia Davies is one of the leading functional health practitioners in the UK. She is a senior lecturer at the College of Naturopathic Medicine, a Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner & host of The Gutology Podcast.
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