Not sure how many around here remember Allan and his family project. Last year around this time, a blog regular, Allan, got the wild idea to subject his entire family (wife and 2 kids) to an experiment based on my American Gut report.
His plan was to have each family member get a 'before' report from AmGut, then add a different amount of potato starch to each diet, and get an 'after' report.
The problem was it would be expensive, nearly $800. So he launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise the money. I was so excited about this project, that I secretly told Allan I would make up the difference. Around Christmas last year, days before the campaign was about to expire, and still about $600 short, I sheepishly told Jackie what I was up to. She rolled her eyes. But then, Christmas miracle, supporters came in left and right and Allan ended up with over $1000 to fund his project! See the full Indiegogo page here.
Results are now in!
I think that if Allan were to do this experiment today, we'd have had a different set of parameters for him to test besides potato starch, but this was a year ago in the halcyon days of potato starch wonders!
His test would involve: