#GetBooched — gut flora

Shannon Kamins


Are prebiotics different from probiotics? Should I have both or either one will make me healthy? Which foods contain both? Which is more important for my gut? Let us find out the science-backed answers to these and more questions.   Back in the 1970s and 80s, Yale laboratories conducted a study to understand the relationship between the gut bacteria and liquids that entered the gut. They found that the ecology inside our gut is made up of microorganisms that live there and the nutrients that these organisms feed on, i.e. microecology = dietary fiber + probiotics + prebiotics. This microecology...

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