Feb 25, 2020
Kristina Campbell, a science and medical writer from Victoria,
Canada, is co-author of
Gut Microbiota: Interactive Effects on Nutrition and Health,
and author of
The Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook. She covers the field of
microbiome science and gut health, aiming to cut through the hype.
Her work has appeared in online and print media throughout Europe
and North America, and she currently holds the position of
contributing editor at Microbiome Times.
Kristina and I discuss:
- The difference between gut microbiome and gut microbiota
- What do you think is the single most important thing people can
do to take care of the gut microbiota?
- How does nutrition impact the gut microbiota?
- Kristina’s cookbook
- Clues as to what fibre does in the gut microbiota and how to
- What are the things the media gets wrong about the gut
- Why the term ‘healthy gut microbiota’ needs to be used with
- What can people look forward to in terms of science trends
around the gut microbiota in 2020?
- Drug development aspects of probiotics
- Next-generation probiotics – probiotics harvested from the
human gut that are used as a regulated prescription drug
- Live bugs as medicines – how this will change the prescription
drug landscape & nutrition landscape
- Diet + drug (probiotic) combinations to treat health
- What should people be cautious of in the gut microbiota space
(fecal microbiota transplant, gut microbiota testing)
- How to keep up-to-date on gut microbiota interventions
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