Is it possible to eat ourselves to a healthier Microbiome?
This NPR article discusses the benefits of different foods for our microbiome, including the ongoing research in this field. We know that certain foods are healthier for us than others, but is it because they directly effect our metabolism or because of how they interact with the microbiome? Either way there is significant evidence of food’s positive effect on microbes. Further more, fiber is wonderful fuel for bacteria in the gut. READ MORE about this research on food and the microbiome.