Grains For Gut Microbiome Health - A Dietary Perspective

Key Take-outs:

  • Fibre is no longer the inert substance once thought – microbiome research has re-energized the importance of fibre
  • Encouraging a diverse range of plant foods to deliver a range of different fibre types is the best way to support gut microbiome health
  • Look for foods and ingredients that have been scientifically tested for their microbiome effects
  • Grains nourish the microbiome – affecting composition, diversity and function
  • Prebiotics are also an important way to selectively fuel specific healthful microbes