The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs. And while we can’t control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat. Shilpa Ravella shares the best foods for a healthy gut.
How the Food You Eat Affects Your Gut
Video Jan 26, 2018
In this instalment of Teach Me in 10, we're joined by Dr Pedro Oliveira, Senior Scientist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, whose scientific interests center on the bioinformatics, comparative genomics and epigenomics of bacteria, particularly the interplay between methylation, gene flux and chromosome organization.WATCH NOW