Which Foods Produce Butyrate (& why it’s good for IBD)

2019-10-03T15:57:38+00:00

What is butyrate? Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid (SCFA) that is produced when dietary fibers are fermented by intestinal bacteria (1). Why should we care about butyrate? Butyrate reduces intestinal inflammation and restores gut barrier integrity. More specifically, butyrate- Reduces inflammation of the mucosa & oxidative stress Stimulates proliferation of healthy intestinal [...]

Which Foods Produce Butyrate (& why it’s good for IBD)2019-10-03T15:57:38+00:00

How To Choose a Probiotic in 2020

2019-09-29T19:34:21+00:00

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live organisms that convey health benefits to the host when consumed. Where can you find probiotics? Probiotics are available in supplement form and from fermented foods like yogurt. But not all fermented foods can be classed as probiotic simply because they contain live organisms, since the definition of a [...]

How To Choose a Probiotic in 20202019-09-29T19:34:21+00:00