Stay Hydrated to Maintain Gut Health

by Shelby Burns, MS, RDN/LDN Water is a key component of digestion. Specifically, it is important for maintaining optimal levels of purine metabolites and total indoxyl sulfate. Gut bacteria help to regulate purine metabolism by secreting enzymes that initiate the breakdown of purine metabolites into uric acid. Insufficient water intake can also lead to elevated total … Continue reading Stay Hydrated to Maintain Gut Health