Aug 16, 2022
With the advances in understanding the importance of the gut
(including its bacterial contents) for human health, much interest
and attention has been placed on how to eat to promote positive
‘gut health’. This has led to many exciting research questions and
labs doing fascinating work.
However, on the opposite side, it has led to a spike in
opportunistic quacks to jump on the wave of enthusiasm and promote
diets, supplements, testing kits and products that don’t reflect
the current evidence base.
So what do we actually know? What aspects of diet should we
focus on to improve gut health? For those with gut symptoms
(bloating, pain, irritable bowel, etc.) is it possible to include
more vegetables and fiber without the pain?
In this episode, gut health researcher at King’s College
London, Dr. Megan Rossi, discusses some simple heuristics to follow
that will likely improve overall health, and promote positive gut
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