be Well: What you need to know about your gut health
The gut plays a key role in your overall health. Judging from TikTok, a lot of people are paying attention.
The hashtag #guthealth now has over 5 billion views in the app.
Users post all kinds of solutions promising to help improve digestion. But when it comes to the science, it's hard to tell fact from fiction.
To break down all you need to know about your gut -- and how to keep it healthy -- Dr. Rabia De Latour, gastroenterologist at NYU Langone and assistant professor at NYU's Grossman School of Medicine, talked to the be Well team.