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is seaweed good for gut bacteria?

Over time, scientists and doctors have come to appreciate the human gut as not just a stomach and intestines that pass food, but a complex ecosystem inhabited by trillions of bacterial microorganisms, collectively known as the gut microbiota. This intricate microbial community plays a pivotal role in maintaining overall human health, so much so that it is sometimes referred to as “the second brain” and even helps add resilience against gastrointestinal disorders. Research shows that our gut ecosystem influences processes ranging from digestion to immune function to mental health.  While seaweed and kelp have been around for millenia, it’s only...