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The Video

We know that many plant foods benefit our health. Scientists now believe one reason for this lies with the gut microbiome; the bacteria in your intestines.

The Hungry Microbiome is a biomedical animation that will take you on a journey through the intestinal tract, and reveal how resistant starch and the gut microbiota help protect your body from colorectal cancer.