A Mix Of These Foods Could Restore Healthy Microbes In Malnourished Kids

Chickpeas, peanuts and bananas are among the ingredients that scientists use in a paste to help rehabilitate gut microbes in severely malnourished children.

A paste made from chickpeas, soy, peanuts and bananas is the result of years of work studying the bacteria that live in the human gut.

(Image credit: Olivia Falcigno/NPR)