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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...

Increasing evidence of links between Parkinson’s and gut bacteria

Parkinson's disease has been repeatedly associated with problems in the gut microbiome, linked to the brain through the nervous system and also to the...

Gut bacteria play key role in Alzheimer’s and dementia

An increased risk of Alzheimer's and dementia is linked to the make-up of the gut microbiome and damage to the brain can be prevented...

Blood group may dictate composition of microbiome

Researchers have found a possible link between human blood type and higher amounts of specific strains of bacteria in the gut microbiome (1); your...