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Chaga Mushrooms, health benefits, side effects

Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) is a type of fungus that grows in cold climates mainly on the bark of birch trees and is a...

How sugar trashes your immune system

Refined foods and high-plasma glucose levels cause inflammation, free radicals and dangerous proteins while reducing levels of important immune system members. High-glycemic index foods promote...

How Akkermansia muciniphila controls your health

This one bacterium appears to help control your body fat levels, type-2 diabetes, insulin resistance, inflammation, atherosclerosis and increase your longevity, while restoring your...

Sugar damages immune system, brain cells, telomeres

Sugar weakens the immune system, increases inflammation in the body by causing spikes in insulin and can damage telomeres as much as smoking; It...

Red wine increases friendly gut bacteria, boosts immune system

A modest amount of red wine per week increases levels of polyphenols and particular gut bacteria strains that make anti-inflammatory molecules and can enhance...

Alzheimer’s and Dementia risk reduced by exercise

Just 30 minutes a day of exercise 5 days a week can reduce Alzheimer's risk, providing benefits in the brain cortex, improving functional ability,...

Exercise changes your gut microbiome for better health

A good number of separate studies have consistently shown that exercise can alter the make up of your gut microbiome and make you healthier...

Taking Fish Oils Increases anti-inflammatory Gut Bacteria

Fish oils dramatically change gut bacteria for better health In a study from the University of Gothenburg, scientists have shown how fish oils seem to...

Colitis, IBS and Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, or C. difficile are gram-positive spore-forming bacteria, ubiquitous in nature and especially in the soil. Consequently, this anaerobic bacterium...

Blood Sugar Levels Lowered by Ginger

According to a study by researchers at the Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in Yazd, Iran, ginger significantly lowers blood sugar levels. This study involved...