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Select the best description of the gut microbiotaCorrectIncorrect
What are the benefits you receive when you have a healthy & diverse gut microbiome?CorrectIncorrect
If we did not have gut bacteria the gas generated from fermenting volume in our intestines would be magnified
Although probiotics can have benefits with a variety of GI problems including IBD and IBS, we do not have evidenced that it can cure those.
What daily factors affect the gut microbiome in a negative or positive way?CorrectIncorrect
Our skin contains its own microbiome but what comes into contact with our skin does not necessarily affect our gut microbiome
What are the key components of a diet that promotes a healthy gut microbiome?CorrectIncorrect
Eating mainly high fat foods promote the growth of harmful bacteria
Fermented foods introduce good bacteria that help change the environment in your gut to foster other cultures of good bacteria.
Having a low fat meat like chicken is good, but only having 2 sources of fiber (apples and bread, no veggies, no nuts, seeds, beans, ect) will limit the diversity of good bacteria
Select examples of probiotics. There are 2 correct answers.CorrectIncorrect
What are prebiotics?CorrectIncorrect
High fat, especially high saturated fat which is in all animal products, if not BALANCED with fiber and fermented foods will end up fostering only harmful and inflammatory bacteria
Which source of probiotics does the research define as the most effective and beneficial way to introduce beneficial bacteria into our GI system?CorrectIncorrect
Probiotic supplementation in pill form can be helpful but has not shown consistent positive results like the fermented foods do