Fibre And Gut Health – FitChef’s Strict EatClean Principles

FitChef - Eat Clean
FitChef - Eat Clean

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.

References

  • Mayer EA, Tillisch K, Gupta A. Gut/brain axis and the microbiota. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2015;125(3):926–38.
  • Goulet O. Potential role of the intestinal microbiota in programming health and disease. Nutrition Reviews. 2015;73(S1):32–40.
  • Sender R, Fuchs S, Milo R. Revised Estimates for the Number of Human and Bacteria Cells in the Body. PLoS Biol. 2016;14(8).

 

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