About an hour after I eat bread, I'm super gassy. What prebiotics/probiotics should I take to help my gut biome process the food and reduce my bloating?

I would highly recommend digestive enzymes to help with digestion, bloating and here is a brand that is Healthiest Approved. Probiotics are great in general and either taking a supplement such as this one: Udo's Choice - Adult's Blend Probiotic Capsules and/or including

Are fermented foods good for you?

As per the other answers, yes, they are usually good for you. However there are thousands of different types of gut bacteria and our understanding is at a very early stage so we don't know what the right selections and amounts of these bacteria are the best.It is far too early to say food

If I eat beans every day will the gas eventually stop?

Maybe not completely, but in most people the production of gas greatly diminishes over time as you continue to eat the beans.The adjustment is not made by your body so much as it it made by the critters that live in your gut. Most people have

Once your gut bacteria is out of whack and you've developed IBS, is it possible to reverse the damage?

I was treated with metronidazole for a Giardia infection a couple of decades ago and it left me with IBS. As a microbiologist involved in research into probiotics and probiotics, I was on the Management Committee of a Government-funded Cooperative Research Centre sited at the University

What are the top ways to improve gut health?

Great question - by nourishing your gut, you ensure a state of health that radiates from the middle out! Most, if not all aspects of great and lasting health stem form that digestive system of yours. You could think of it as the gateway to the rest of the body!If the gut is the gateway