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Baby’s gut bacteria and breast feeding duration predict future obesity

A higher per cent of Bifidobacteria and a lower per cent of Prevotella in baby’s microbiota are associated with a lower BMI and lower...

Eat this food cause inflammation; eat that one and lower it

Eating the right foods can lower inflammation in the body, whereas eating poor foods can cause increases in inflammation. Your microbiome has 90 trillion bugs...

Gum disease linked to worse Covid outcomes

Periodontitis, or common gum disease, causes a systemic inflammatory response and appears linked to far worse outcomes on Covid-19 cases. We have covered links between...

Prebiotics linked to reduced stress and anxiety levels

A 28-day study from the University of Surrey, England, where 18-25 year old women took a prebiotic pill, showed reduced levels of anxiety and...

Depression linked to the gut microbiome

Depression has been repeatedly linked to changes in the gut microbiome, with specific bacteria and bacteriophages found; yet more than a third of people...

Could L-tyrosine and PCS prevent an asthma attack?

A common amino acid, L-tyrosine, is the precursor to a compound PCS in the body which seems to control inflammation in the lungs, that...

Sugar increase risk of colitis

Glucose, fructose and sucrose sugars can damage the lining of the gut and lead to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases such as colitis, according to UT...

The Truth about Coeliac Disease

The cause of coeliac disease is almost certainly the loss of certain strains of commensal bacteria – for example strains of lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, Firmicutes...

Butyrate significantly improves your health

Butyrate is a Short Chain Fatty Acid made by certain gut bacteria from fermentable fibre; it is essential both for good gut health and...

The Truth about Sucralose

Sucralose is a synthetic, organochlorine sweetener; far from being inert, it damages good gut bacteria levels, the gut lining and is linked to IBD...