Did you know that when you eat good, healthy, unprocessed whole foods it is actually good for your microbiome (your gut bacteria and its environment)?
Here's a recent study showing that some of my favorite foods — black tea, red wine, and blueberries (they all contain flavonoids) — help your gut bacteria fight the flu! And I'm sure there are many other beneficial processes going on too! Here's the scoop:
|Date||August 3, 2017|
|Source||Washington University School of Medicine|
|Summary||A particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infections in mice, likely by breaking down naturally occurring compounds — called flavonoids — commonly found in foods such as black tea, red wine and blueberries, new research shows.|