A GOOD DIET HAS A POSITIVE EFFECT ON THE BACTERIA IN OUR GUT – (01-09-06)By
Isoflavones and Functional Foods Alter the Dominant Intestinal Microbiota in Postmenopausal Women
When I recommend probiotics for patients, there are two things that I mention. First, one of the problems contributing to the need for probiotics is not just the destruction by normal flora, but also the lack of good replacement sources. A 100,000 yrs ago we used to bury our foods in the soil, allowing soil dwelling bacteria like Lactobacillus to completely invade the food.
Personally, I use a fridge–but it does lead to a lack of replacement source of good bacterial flora. Second, once a good balance of healthy flora is set up, good lifestyle habits have to be in place to support their growth.
This article finds that diet can have a positive effect on the balance of bacteria in our gut.
Do you like what you’ve read here? Would you like to read more? Join the Rantings!
Join now and receive Dr. Bogash’s Lifestyle Recommendations ebook free!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information