Yasmin Noone
April 28 2021

Just when you thought you were up on your gut health knowledge, comes a new ‘biotics’ term to add to your vocabulary.
A ‘postbiotic’ – not to be confused with a prebiotic or probiotic – has joined the terminology list within the ever-evolving field of gut microbiome research.
According to a 2020 review, published in the journal Nutrients, a postbiotic includes “any substance released by or produced through the metabolic activity of the microorganism, which exerts a beneficial effect on the host, directly or indirectly”.
Put simply, postbiotics are the by-products of the fermentation process in our guts.



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