Take Care of Your Gut Health with Probiotics and Fiber

Written by: Patrick Randolph, Ph.D.
Date updated: 3/10/2021

The bacteria in your gut, collectively called the gut microbiota, are incredibly important for overall health.

A disruption in gut bacteria is linked to some of the world’s most serious chronic diseases, including obesity (31, 32).

Good ways to improve gut health include eating probiotic foods like yogurt and sauerkraut, taking probiotic supplements, and eating plenty of fiber. Notably, fiber functions as fuel for your gut bacteria (33, 34).

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