Eat Food, Not A Lot, Mostly Plants
“Organic Oreos are not a health food. When Coca-Cola begins selling organic Coke, as it surely will, the company will have struck a blow for the environment perhaps, but not for our health. Most consumers automatically assume that the word "organic" is synonymous with health, but it makes no difference to your insulin metabolism if the high-fructose corn syrup in your soda is organic.”
Eat Food: eat real food. Food that will spoil if left out. Not a lot: if we eat a little slower, we will feel full and won't eat as much. Mostly Plants: humans have been eating more plants than meat or dairy as part of our normal diet for centuries.
Michael Pollan looks into the "Western Diet." When and where it came from. How it got out of control, and how we can make small changes to get back to what our bodies are used to, from a time before white bread and high fructose corn syrup.
Everything You Need To Know About Fiber
"SCFAs (Short Chain Fatty Acids) are a vital nutrient for intestinal health. They are the dominant energy source for your colon, support a healthy gut microbiota, repair leaky gut, reduce release of bacterial endotoxin, promote intestinal motility, and decrease visceral hypersensitivity."
"The single greatest predictor of a healthy gut microbiome is the diversity of plants in one’s diet."