Does what I eat affect the good bacteria in my gut?

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Robynne K. Chutkan, MD
Gastroenterology
The food you eat is the most important determinant of the type of bacteria, good or bad, you will cultivate in your gut. Watch as integrative gastroenterologist Robynne Chutkan, MD, discusses why indigestible plant fiber and fermented foods are key. 
Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine

Research has shown that having "good" bacteria in the gut can help prevent disease. In this video, Dr. Robin Miller reveals the results of a study that shows how "good" gut bacteria is directly related to what you eat.


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