Lesson 15: Akkermansia

Akkermansia has numerous benefits, one of them being immune support. In fact, the powerful bacteria predict the best response to cancer immunotherapy of any gut bacteria. People who have Akkermansia in their digestive tract are more likely to fight cancer on their own. Pomegranate juice is loaded with the beneficial bacteria Akkermansia. Other foods such as cranberries and green tea consumption boost the levels of Akkermansia in the gut. There is also a correlation between low levels of these bacteria and obesity.