Many of the foods that we commonly eat, even in a healthy diet, are what are called “high-residue” foods. This means that these particular foods, when being digested, leave a lot behind for bacteria to feed on, and when bacteria feed and proliferate, they ferment. When bacteria is fermenting in your gut, the result can be bloating, cramping and gas. So what kind of foods have a tendency to ferment more or ferment faster than others?
Diverticulitis is a condition that afflicts the large intestine. A low residue diet is often prescribed as a form of treatment for this condition. In this following article, we will learn a little something more about this form of diet.
Diet Affects Diversity Of Microbes In Human Gut, And In Turn, Colon Cancer Risk
However, gut microbes may also make toxic products from food residues. Diets high in meat will produce sulphur - this decreases the activity of 'good' bacteria that use methane and increases the production of hydrogen sulphide and other possible carcinogens by sulphur-reducing bacteria.
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