Yoghurt, kefir & co. are good for our bacteria
Fermented foods or fiber?
Knowing the relationship between diet and the gut microbiome helps improve our health
Fermented foods increase the number of microorganisms and stimulate diversification of the gut microbiome
The research also shows that there is a higher amount of carbohydrates in the stool samples of participants who introduced more fiber. This result is in line with previous evidence, which indicated that in populations in industrialized countries the presence of fiber-degrading microorganisms is greatly reduced. But it is possible that with longer dietary intervention this would change.
Why study the microbiome
Today there are many ways to affect and modify the gut microbiome