Is Your Microbiome Going to Determine If Your Diet Succeeds or Fails?
Whatever your diet plan is for the New Year, improving your gut health should certainly be high on your priority list, this according to a new article in the Huffington Post:
“A gut bacteria makeover may not be at the top of your list of resolutions for 2017, but you’d be wise to consider it if your goals have anything to do with improving your diet or losing weight.”
“New research finds that dietary sacrifices ― say, giving up pizza and hamburgers in favor of a healthy, low-calorie diet ― may be for naught if your intestinal flora are out of whack from a lifetime of eating a standard American diet.”
What about eating a super healthy plant-based diet for improving your health? This too may not be providing you with the immediate impact you would like it to have:
“The study, published last week in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, finds that switching from a diet high in calories and processed foods to a plant-based diet may not be very effective (at least initially) if there is still an overgrowth of unhealthy bacteria in the gut. This is because the microbiota already living in your gut determine how well you absorb and processes nutrients, which can affect weight loss, digestion and overall health.”
For the entire article, click here - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gut-bacteria-diet-weight-loss_us_586bfed5e4b0eb58648acdb3.
Gut health offers more than just weight loss benefits. Improving your gut health can improve digestion, inflammation, anxiety, and depression. Further, improved gut health helps fight autoimmune diseases. But probiotics alone are not enough. One must also increase fiber, consumer more water, and consume a higher plant-based diet.
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