Butyric acid is created by healthy bacteria in your gut when they ferment fiber. It’s also found in founds such as butter, sauerkraut, and ghee. Increasing the amount of butyric acid in your gut may have several health benefits such as reducing colon cancer risk, improving insulin sensitivity, and improving symptoms of IBS.
Title: What Is Butyric Acid, and Does It Have Health Benefits?
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