Feeding the gut microbiome: from pre-, pro-, and postbiotics to resistant starch (USA)

Feeding the gut microbiome

While nutrition scientists are still unlocking the secrets of the gut microbiome, consumers increasingly understand that what we feed the army of microbes that line our digestive tracts may be intimately connected to our physical – and mental - health and wellbeing. So how can manufacturers tap into demand for foods that make our microbes happy, from probiotics claimed to reduce LDL cholesterol to the next generation of prebiotic fibers, postbiotics, resistant starch and resistant dextrin.