365 Ways #142–Soluble fiber and bacteria in your gut Posted on September 19, 2010, 0 Comments

#142–Did you know that soluble fiber in the diet is fermented by bacteria in the intestines and made into short chain fatty acids which have a healing effect on the intestinal walls and inhibit yeast and pathogenic bacteria growth? That’s assuming you have enough good bacteria (which antibiotics and chlorinated water kill) in your gut and enough fruits, carrots, and bamboo shoots in your diet.