Tag: gut microbiome

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi live on or inside of us, and maintaining a good, balanced relationship with them is to our advantage. Together, they form the gut microbiome, a rich ecosystem that performs a variety of functions in our bodies. The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest,…

Gut Microbiome – Strike It Rich With Whole Grains

“Gut Microbiome — Strike It Rich With Whole Grains” Yes, we live in a so-called obesogenic environment, cheap junk food everywhere, thanks in part to subsidies going to the “food industrial complex,” which manufactures obesogenic foods that foster addiction. The root causes may make obesity difficult to escape, but, look, a lot of people do….