Dietary Fibre and Prebiotics
In episode 3 we are joined by Dr Bridgette Wilson, who is a Research and Clinical Dietitian at Kings College London and City Dietitians. She completed an award-winning PhD on the Low FODMAP diet and prebiotics in irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative Colitis. Following her PhD, Dr Wilson continues to conduct research into fibre interventions in functional gut disorders, and is working on developing a nutrition screening tool and national guidelines for the dietary management of inflammatory bowel disease.
In this episode, Dr Bridgette Wilson shares what dietary fibre and prebiotics are, how they differ, and their impact on the gut microbiota and health.