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I did a few illustrations for this month’s (March issue) Scientific American for a series of articles about your gut microbiome. This illustration, published with the title “The Microbes Within“, about the role of the human microbiome in our lives and how they have begun to shake the foundations of medicine and nutrition.  © 2015 Jessica Fortner. All rights reserved.

Microbes in the Gut Are Essential to Our Well-Being Revelations about the role of the human microbiome in our lives have begun to shake the foundations of medicine and nutrition Feb 2015

The Wonders Within Your Head

The wonders Within Your Head - This infographic provides a visual to show how the different parts of the brain function. The infographic illustrates the brains, nose and throat functions in Lamen's terms so that it is clear to the reader

Your brain and your digestive system are intricately linked. They interact so closely that some say they should be taken as one system. The link is the vagus nerve, a direct neuronal connection between the gut and the brain. It turns out the gut can bidirectionally communicate with the brain via the vagus nerve, known as the gut–brain axis. Not only does an individual’s microbiome affect overall health and disease, but also can impact mental health. Anger, anxiety, stress, sadness and…

Your brain and your digestive system are intricately linked. They interact so closely that some say they should be taken as one system. The link is the vagus nerve, a direct neuronal connection between the gut and the brain. It turns out the gut can bidir