Food 4 Gut Health is a section dedicated to promoting the role of food in gut function among dietitians, healthcare professionals and gut health advocates. Our aim is to generate conversation around food, nutrition and gut health.

4 basics facts about fermented foods

2 Nov 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

From sourdough bread to kefir, fermented foods are a hot topic! But do you know exactly where they come from or what their benefits are and what is their link to the gut microbiota?

How to eat for a diverse microbiota

29 Oct 2020

by GMFH Editing Team

Did you know that diet is one of the key factors that influence the composition of the gut microbiota? A new infographic from GMFH gives you the basics on the link between nutrition, gut microbiota and diversity.

This post takes you on a journey from the mouth to the gut microbiota and into the colon, so you can see that how you feel after a meal depends on a range of factors, including appetite, food smells and even your eating habits.

COVID-19 has led to renewed interest in how to support immunity and the role of food in ensuring the immune system is ready to react. Taking care of your immune system is not only important during a pandemic, but also for every stage of life (Part 2).

There is a lot of information out there about the foods you should choose to support your gut health. In part 4 of our series, registered dietitians Andrea Hardy, Paula Crespo, Kate Scarlata, Megan Rossi and Mariana Camarena help you separate facts from fiction as you try and optimize your health.

Improving the health of your gut is one of the most effective ways to enhance your overall health and quality of life. In part 3 of our tips from dietitians, Andrea Hardy, Paula Crespo, Kate Scarlata, Megan Rossi and Mariana Camarena share suggestions for maintaining or restoring your gut health (Part 3).

The term 'gut health' has become increasingly popular among scientists and healthcare practitioners, as well as on social media. We asked dietitians Andrea Hardy, Paula Crespo, Kate Scarlata, Megan Rossi and Mariana Camarena about what constitutes a healthy gut and why taking care of your gut is important for your overall health and well-being (Part 2).