CDHF Talks: The Role of Nutrition/Diet in a Healthy Gut Microbiota

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Written by: CDHF

Updated: November 4th, 2022

Researchers are constantly looking into how to harness the power of the microbiota for better health. While we don’t have a specific definition for a healthy gut microbiota yet, we know that certain lifestyle and environmental factors help to encourage growth of health promoting bacteria in the gut, and certain factors can also have a negative impact on the gut microbiota. 

In this series of videos, CDHF’s registered dietitian and gut health expert, Andrea Hardy will be discussing how what we eat influences our gut microbiota, including things like fibre, pre and probiotics, fermented foods, and where research in the area of the gut microbiota is headed.

Watch the full version or skip to each section to find the answers you are looking for.

Full Version:

Part 1: What is your Gut Microbiota?

Part 2: How does the Gut Microbiota Develop?

Part 3: How does Nutrition Play a Role in Influencing the Gut Microbiota?

Part 4: Fibre and the Gut Microbiota

Part 5: Probiotics and the Gut Microbiota

Part 6: Fermented Foods and the Gut Microbiota

Part 7: Where is Research Going in the Area of Nutrition and the Gut Microbiota?

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