Food & microbiome digests to elevate your Gut & Whole Health:

Welcome to Gut Bites!

Chris Damman, MD, MA

Clinical Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Washington

Former Gut Health & Microbiome Lead at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Notification of posts on tips for gut microbiome, natural metabolites, cell mitochondria, and gut & whole health.

“All disease begins the gut. Let food be thy medicine.” — Hippocrates, Circa 400 BC

LATEST STORIES

Microbiome
“The complete genetic content of all the microorganisms that typically inhabit a particular environment, especially a site on or in the body, such as the skin or the gastrointestinal tract.”

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Butyrate
A molecule present in low amounts in some foods (e.g. butter) and produced in high amounts by good bacteria in the gut that plays an important role in regulating energy processing by mitochondria and whole health.

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Mitochondria “Spherical or elongated organelle(s) in the cytoplasm of nearly all eukaryotic cells, containing genetic material and many enzymes important for cell metabolism, including those responsible for the conversion of food to usable energy.”

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