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Among the many benefits of eating a plant-based diet is increased diversity in your gut microbiome, the bacteria that live in your digestive tract and help break down food and absorb nutrients. This not only improves your digestive health but has been implicated in lowering inflammation and in the prevention of serious medical conditions. Happy belly, happy you!