Symptoms, conditions and causes

What are the benefits of diverse gut bacteria?

Ideally, you want a rich microbiome with a lot of different species.

Without this diversity, you’ll provide the perfect space for harmful bacteria to thrive. A lack of diverse microbes can lead to symptoms, including:

• Diarrhea

• Gut inflammation

• Toxins

• Obesity

• Slow metabolism

• Mood changes

Potential benefits of diverse microbes:

• They help you make vitamins

• They provide immune protection

• They help keep inflammation low

• They feed colon cells

• They help produce amino acids, neurotransmitters, and other proteins

• They help keep your energy high

Last updated: Nov 06, 2023 15:24 PM