THE MICROBIOME SUMMIT
There is only one way forward – to love our microbiome! There are practical ways to nurture our bacteria in today’s day and age.
Fermentation is an ancient food preservation technique that also boasts many health benefits. By harnessing the power of microorganisms, you can make food more delicious, stable for storage and more digestible.
A diet called the Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (AID-IBD) is a new approach to easing symptoms of Crohn’s Disease and colitis. Listen to the creator of the AID-IBD describe the diet and share some success stories.
The FODMAP Diet has been used since 2004 to reduce symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and other functional bowel disorders. Learn how and when to use the FODMAP Diet – directly from the researcher who developed the diet.
The FODMAP Diet has been a savior to many with functional bowel disorders. Learn how this diet was developed and gain some insight into future treatments of functional bowel disorders.
A simulated gut called the “Robogut” allows researchers to better understand the microbiome. Not only does it allow researchers to better understand microbes in a community, but also the metabolites that they produce.
The definition of prebiotics is ever evolving, these non-digestible long chain carbohydrates feed colonic bacteria. Our gut microbiome depends on prebiotics for survival. If our diet is lacking prebiotic fibre, we may cause an unintended dysbiosis, which could further contribute to an inflammatory state.