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Whenever food scientists announce some food we just love is healthy, we all do a happy dance, but now we get more information.
In order to receive the antioxidant benefits of what chocolate can do for you, you MUST have healthy gut bacteria first. 164 more words
Eating prebiotic foods can provide the nutrients that healthy types of bacteria in your digestive tract need to thrive and grow. They may help improve your immune function and lower your risk for diarrhea and cancer, according to an article published in 2008 in the journal, “Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology.” Prebiotic foods contain certain types of fiber, including inulin, oligofructose and trans-galactooligosaccharides. 1,079 more words
The diversity of environments which I study bacterial and fungal communities in confuses a lot of people, so I thought I would take some time to write a bit of a philosophical treatise on how two very different environments, soil and the human gut, have some parallels. 578 more words