We associate the Christmas season with indulgence – foods high in fat, salt and mostly, SUGAR! But have you ever wondered why some people seem to crave sugary treats so much more than others?
The answer partially comes down to the kind of microbes in a person’s gut, and the diet individuals have.
Certain gut bacteria (like Candida) live on carbohydrates, preferentially sugar. The gut directly communicates with the brain through the enteric nervous system, so when sugar