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How the food you eat affects your gut - Shilpa Ravella


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The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs. And while we can’t control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat. Shilpa Ravella shares the best foods for a healthy gut.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Shilpa Ravella
  • Director Andrew Foerster
  • Script Editor Mia Nacamulli
  • Animator Andrew Foerster
  • Storyboard Artist Andrew Foerster, James Turner
  • Art Director James Turner
  • Designer James Turner
  • Illustrator James Turner
  • Character Designer James Turner
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson