Why Short Chain Fatty Acids Could be the Key to Gut Health
He sums up in an easy to read post so many of the fascinating points around why prebiotics (and fiber), as the fuel for the probiotics, are essential for being your healthiest self!
He explains how when you consume prebiotics, the probiotics ferment them, and the by-product, short chain fatty acids (and in particular, butyrate) have a plethora of benefits that ultimately help you live your healthiest lives!
At Uplift Food we strongly agree with Dr B and have shared with you all before how it is these short chain fatty acids that help reduce inflammation in your body, and ultimately can support positive mental wellbeing, given anxiety and depression are both shown to be connected to inflammation.
We can't recommend this article highly enough, and want to make sure you all understand the benefits that eating a prebiotic rich diet can lead to!
Worth noting is that resistant starch is a particularly effective prebiotic known for leading to butyrate production (yes, resistant starch, that nutrient that we pack into your Daily Uplifter! (and soon to come gut happy snacks!)) - We've got your back!
Here are a couple exerts from the article:
Read on to learn more here.
As you can see, we are all about making sure you truly understand all the benefits that come from consuming more prebiotics in your diet, and ensuring that you get those super beneficial butyrate producing resistant starches in delicious and easy ways!
If you are yet to take a look at the Daily Uplifter, head over here to learn more about how you can get those prebiotic resistant starches into your diet today!
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In good gut health,