Love fermented foods? Hate them? Check out American Gut’s free new study!

amgut-logo-sticker   Fermented Foods Study

  • Why join?
    • It’s free and you do not have to be a current or former American Gut participant to join
    • You’ll get your gut microbiome profiled
  • What are fermented foods?
    • Yogurt, kefir, kimchi, kombucha, miso, sauerkraut, tempeh, pickles, and more
  • Requirements
    • Have a diet consisting of – or lacking – fermented foods (they need people in both groups!)
    • Must be <50 years of age
    • Must have a Body Mass Index >19 and < 30
    • Must not have taken antibiotics in the last year
    • Must have no history of IBD, IBS, or Diabetes
  • What you’ll do if you join
    • Once a week for a month, swab a used piece of toilet paper after going #2
    • Answer a survey with health and lifestyle questions

Email Project Manager Embriette Hyde at

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