A study published in Science claims that microbes in yogurt aren’t as important as giving our bodies a wide diversity of gut bugs from different whole-food sources. Some surprising gut enhancers include wine and coffee, which are acidic enough to help our bacteria populations, along with fruits, veggies, tea, buttermilk, and yogurt. Soda, refined carbs, artificial sweeteners, and high-fat whole milk made the “do not consume” list as they can reduce bacterial variety.
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