I learned about the benefits of butyrate while completing my major research project for my Master of Science degree, which I completed in March of 2020. My research was focused on exploring the link between the gut microbiota and weight, and whether manipulation of the gut … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Butyrate and How Does It Support Gut Health?
Should healthy adults be taking a daily multivitamin? The short answer is - it's probably not necessary. Multivitamins sound great because they appear as a magical pill that provides you with all the vitamins and minerals you may need. They are also … [Read more...] about Should Healthy Adults Be Taking a Daily Multivitamin?
Fiber is the primary source of fuel for our gut bacteria. Human cells cannot digest dietary fiber, its sole purpose is to feed gut bacteria. Fiber increases the diversity and abundance of the gut microbiota. When fiber is fermented by gut bacteria it results in the production … [Read more...] about Fiber: Types of Fiber, Requirements and Supplementation