There are somewhere between 10 and 100 TRILLION microbes on the human body, with most living in the gut. Most adults have 400-500 species of bacteria in their gut at any given time. But did you know that the gut microbiome develops primarily in the first 3 years of life? Among adults, probiotics or prebiotics were the third most commonly used dietary supplement other than vitamins and minerals — ahead of protein supplementation, even! Supplementation of probiotics quadrupled between 2007 and 2012! Join us to learn where to find pre and probiotics in foods and our tips and recommendations around supplementation.
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Resources and Show Notes
The Gut Microbiome and Nutritional Status – Today’s Dietitian (March 2020 Issue)