How This Gut-Protective Bacteria Can Help Prevent And Treat Chronic Disease

Our gut bacteria regulate many of our bodily functions, from creating vitamins to regulating our immune system, our brain function, and of course, our metabolism and weight. They are critical to our long-term health. One such bacteria is Akkermansia muciniphila, which accounts for 1%–5% of our gut microbiome—or at least it’s supposed to!

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I dive into Akkermansia—what it is, what role it plays in chronic disease prevention, and what you can do to increase it.

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