Reviewed by Dr. Michael Kessler, DC — Butyrate, or Butyric Acid, is a short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) that is highly abundant in the gut. It is created when healthful gut bacteria break down dietary fiber. So, the amount you have in your body could be related to your total fiber intake.
Some people take butyrate as a dietary supplement, but is this necessary? Read on to find out more about butyric acid.
What Is Butyrate (Butyric Acid)?
Your body doesn’t digest and absorb fiber like it does other nutrients. Instead, it uses the macronutrient as
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