Dr. Raylene Reimer is a professor of nutrition in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Learn more about what she has to say about the importance of extablishing a healthy trajectory from early life to adulthood.
Prebiotics are food for the beneficial microbes that live in our gut. They provide health benefits for the human being by selectively promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria. Prebiotics are found naturally in…
When asked about how the microbiota, or more specifically how prebiotic chicory root fiber, can improve your metabolism, Prof. Raylene Reimer (University of Calgary) explained several ways in which the metabolism can be influenced.
A diet including larger amounts of dietary fiber and prebiotics is necessary to promote a healthy microbiota. Prof. Raylene Reimer from the University of Calgary emphasizes that prevention of obesity and metabolic diseases needs to start early in the life span, as early as in pregnancy and infancy.
Prof. Raylene Reimer (University of Calgary, Canada) spoke at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ in Chicago in October 2017 on how a healthy gut microbiota can help you eat less and improve your metabolism.