A healthy gut is critical to achieving optimal health. Most people understand that the food we eat determines the health of our gut. Eating junk food leads to declining gut health while eating more vegetables leads to better gut health. And avoiding sugar is especially helpful in shifting the gut bacteria mix toward more health-promoting bacteria.
But what many people do not realize is that gut health can be influenced by more than just food. The largest factors that influence gut health are the medicine, vitamins, and supplements that people take each day. Here's what you need to know.