Introducing gut microbes and the role of sourdough in supporting a healthy digestive system
Recent research into the role and diversity of microbes living in the human gut is radically changing the way many of us think about bacteria. From an early age we’re taught that bacteria and other micro-organisms cause diseases, and that we should take precautions to limit our exposure to them. But now, studies of the human digestive system and the microbes living within it are suggesting that, far from being agents of disease, many species of microbes are in fact integral to our overall health.
I’ve been spending a lot of time reading up on the studies coming from research institutes and universities while writing my new book that is out in September. I’ve learned over the past six or...
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