Starting before birth and continuing throughout life, we live in harmony with the 40 trillion bacteria and other organisms in our gut, collectively known as the gut microbiota.
A fibre-poor diet is a big contributed to poor gut health.
With 65% of our immune system is found in the gut, optimising our gut health will help keep our immunity in tip-top shape.
Refined, fibre-poor starches are a no-go at FitChef, and we use only high fibre and wholegrain starches like brown rice, wholewheat pasta, quinoa, oats, and bran.
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