How the food you eat affects your gut

How the food you eat affects your gut

Source: TedEd

The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs. And while we can’t control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat. Shilpa Ravella shares the best foods for a healthy gut.

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Educator Shilpa Ravella
Director Andrew Foerster
Script Editor Mia Nacamulli
Animator Andrew Foerster
Storyboard Artist Andrew Foerster, James Turner
Art Director James Turner
Designer James Turner
Illustrator James Turner
Character Designer James Turner