Fermented foods vs fiber-rich foods: Dr. Sean O'Mara's podcast

Posted by Cutting Edge Cultures on 2024 Jan 17th

Fermented foods vs fiber-rich foods: Dr. Sean O'Mara's podcast

We have recently come across Dr. Sean O'Mara's MD JD's podcast.

In the episode Fermented Foods Lower Gut Inflammation & Improve Microbiome, Not Fiber-Rich Foods*, Dr. O'Mara reviews a study comparing the benefits to the microbiome from fermented foods vs fiber-rich foods. 

Themes discussed:

  • What is the microbiome (microorganisms inside the gut)
  • How to improve microbiome composition
  • The importance of beneficial microbe diversity in the gut
  • Which diet increases beneficial microbe diversity and lowers inflammation
  • Fermented foods vs fiber-rich foods in relation to microbiome wellness
  • A review of live ferments (that contain living bacteria): sauerkraut, kimchi, kvass, miso, kefir, yogurt, apple cider vinegar
  • What to look for when buying fermented foods in the store
  • Consumption tips for those unused to fermented foods
  • How to start with fermented foods

Listen to the full episode here


The information above is for general knowledge, and is not to be taken as individual medical/nutritional advice. The products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

*Episode name on YouTube is "Fermented Foods Lowers Gut inflammation & ^ microbiome NOT Fiber Rich Foods (fruit, veg, nuts, beans)"