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Infant Microbiome & Breastmilk, Oral Microbiome & Cavities, Gut Health, Fiber, Probiotics, Diet, Sex Hormones, Soy Foods & Estrogens | Carolina Tropini | #133

About the Guest: Dr. Carolina Tropini is an assistant professor of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of British Columbia, where her lab studies the microbiome in health & disease.

Episode Summary: Nick talks to Carolina Tropini, PhD about: infant & vaginal microbiome, breast milk nutrients, & C-sections vs. natural births; oral microbiome & cavities; gut microbiome & irritable bowel disease (IBD); fiber, short-chain fatty acids & probiotics; how gut bacteria influence sex hormones (estrogen, testosterone) in the body; and more.

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