This video was made possible due to an unrestricted educational grant from Activia.
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.
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