This lengthy article in The Guardian goes in detail about the gut microbiome and it’s relationship to our health.
The gut microbiome may be the link between our brains and diet. In a recent study, scientists have found that certain bacteria can influence sleep patterns and cognitive processes such as learning ability. It is unclear how it works but we know for sure that there are 100 million neurons in your guts!
Professor Jack Gilbert is an award-winning microbiome scientist at the University of California San Diego and author of Dirt Is Good. “Over the past 80 years and since the dawn of antibiotics, there has been multi-generational loss of microbes that appear to be important for human health,” he says.
Gut microbes are capable of performing many functions that the human body cannot do, and they can help with a variety of problems. For example, gut bacteria produce short-chain fatty acids which stimulate immunity in humans by keeping their guts healthy and preventing inflammation throughout the digestive system.
The average intake for fiber is only 10 to 15 grams per day when it should be closer to 30g at least. Maybe this explains why people who eat processed food have so much less luck fighting off illnesses than those who don’t.
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