How does good digestion affect my immune system?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Seventy percent of your immune system is in your gut. As a result, a healthy digestive system can contribute to a healthy immune system. Larch arabinogalactan supplements contain prebiotic fiber that promotes digestive health. Larch arabinogalactan is also clinically proven to naturally activate your immune system.

Robynne K. Chutkan, MD

Even with a healthy diet, if your digestive enzyme levels are low you may not get the nutrients you need to properly support your immune system. Watch integrative gastroenterologist Robynne Chutkan, MD, discuss the impact of digestion on immunity.

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