Apr 28, 2015
Kimchi, Researchers feed lab rats a high-fat diet to induce obesity. Then fed one group probiotics containing Lactobacillus brevis, a healthy bacteria found in fermented foods like kimchi. The probiotic suppressed the diet-induced increase in weight gain by 28 percent. You can get the same benefit from other fermented foods.
Resistance training causes your muscles to get stronger, by eating resistant starches your gut biome gets stronger, healthy bacteria get working digesting the healthy starch, that leads to a healthy gut. Plantains, bananas have the highest of resistant starch of any fruit. Other include beans, grains and seeds.
Olive oil, contain antibacterial phenolic compounds that fight eight strains of bad bacteria.
Yogurt, you don't want yogurts that are high in added sugars, they’ll do more for the bad bacteria in your belly than for the good. (look for live active cultures on the label)
Spirulina, A study in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation found that patients who ingested higher amounts of vegetable protein were far less susceptible to metabolic syndrome.
Another study in the Nutrition Journal found that plant protein intakes may play a role in preventing obesity. Spirulina is mostly protein by weight; other good plant sources include quinoa, hemp or chia seeds, and nuts and beans.
Another study found that gut microbes in our stomach ferment chocolate and boost our body’s production of heart-healthy polyphenolic compounds. look for a cacao content of 70 percent or higher.
Don't use Dutch chocolate, as the process destroys up to 77 percent of the healthy compounds in the chocolate.