Food and the Microbiome

May 31, 2018 Kriben Govender

In this video we discuss food and the gut microbiome. We cover some of the most important parts of gut health including: antibiotics, diet recommendations and how we develop our microbiome.

Topics covered:

- The importance of plant foods and our microbiome

- Fibre and short chain fatty acids e.g. butyrate

- What is Leaky Gut?

- The Rise of Modern Diseases like Diabetes, Cancer and Obesity

- Consequences of having an unbalanced microbiome

- How do you acquire your microbiome

- The impact of food xenobiotics and the microbiome

- The impact of antibiotics on the microbiome

- The importance of gut microbial diversity

- Time in nature and the impact on gut microbial diversity

- Gut Microbial Faecal Analysis


Microbiome Testing available in Australia at Allele Microbiome


Author Kriben Govender

Kriben Govender

Kriben Govender, is a Food Scientist, Registered Nutritionist and Founder of Nourishme Organics, a company specialising in Gut Health and Mitochondrial health-focused products and Allele Microbiome – a provider of cutting edge Metagenomic Stool Testing and Deuterium Testing.

Kriben holds a honours degree in Applied Science (Food Science and Technology) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology and Nutrition Society of Australia.

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