A GOOD DIET HAS A POSITIVE EFFECT ON THE BACTERIA IN OUR GUT – (01-09-06)

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.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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