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29 March 2018 - The Atlantic - The Diet That Might Cure Depression

Date: 09/04/2018

Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.

6 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Soft drinks sugar tax to tackle obesity 'has already had an effect'

Date: 06/04/2018

The Soft Drinks Industry Levy charges manufacturers based on the amount of sugar added to beverages. Campaigners hope it will reduce obesity levels and improve health.

26 March 2018 - The Guardian - The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

Date: 26/03/2018

A plethora of conditions, from obesity to anxiety, appear to be linked to the microbes inside us.

25 March 2018 - Psychology Today - The Psychobiotic Revolution

Date: 25/03/2018

A new book by Scott C. Anderson details the microbiome and the brain. Studying and changing the microbiome to affect health has become the newest frontier of medicine, both via legitimate, evidenced-base practices and some quackadoodles cashing in on the latest fad.

23 March 2018 - Nutraingredients - Gut bugs’ diet may impact intestinal permeability: Study

Date: 23/03/2018

The food preferences of different bacteria in our guts may have major implications for our own digestive health, say researchers.

Many medicines affect our gut bacteria, not just antibiotics

Date: 21/03/2018

While the adverse effects of antibiotic use on the human microbiome are well documented, other commonly used medicines may also have a similar impact, warn researchers.

15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Artificial sweetener Splenda could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease

Date: 15/03/2018

In a study that has implications for humans with inflammatory diseases, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and colleagues have found that, given over a six-week period, the artificial sweetener sucralose, known by the brand name Splenda, worsens gut inflammation in mice with Crohn's-like disease, but had no substantive effect on those without the condition.

27 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Microbiota-gut-brain axis is at epicenter of new approach to mental health

Date: 27/02/2018

The functional gut microbiome provides an exciting new therapeutic target for treating psychiatric disorders. A timely new review article presents innovative methods for studying and intervening in gut microbiome composition and activity to treat mental illness and maintain mental health.

Mouse study reveals what happens in the gut after too much fructose

Date: 06/02/2018

Princeton University researchers report that in mice, fructose, a sugar found in fruit, is processed mainly in the small intestine, not in the liver as had previously been suspected.

Childhood Omega-3 intake linked to better sleep and higher IQ scores

Date: 05/01/2018

Weekly consumption of fish may drive both improved sleep and enhanced cognitive ability in children, according to new data.

Omega-3 may keep your gut bacteria in balance: Mouse data

Date: 04/12/2017

Mice deprived of omega-3 in their diet experience significant disruption to their gut bacteria make-up, new data suggests from the APC Microbiome Institute suggests.

27 November 2017 - Science Daily - Asthma in infant boys may eventually be preventable

Date: 27/11/2017

A new study shows that the family risk for asthma - typically passed from moms to babies - may not be a result of genetics alone: it may also involve the microbes found in a baby's digestive tract.

13 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - How bacteria in the gut influence neurodegenerative disorders

Date: 13/11/2017

New research reveals links between the gut microbiome—the population of microorganisms living in the gastrointestinal tract—and brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

8 November 2017 - The Guardian - Is your gut microbiome the key to health and happiness?

Date: 08/11/2017

The gut microbiome is a vast ecosystem of organisms such as bacteria, yeasts, fungi, viruses and protozoans that live in our digestive pipes, which collectively weigh up to 2kg (heavier than the average brain).

7 November 2017 - Nutraingredients - Study finds link between gut microbiota, sleep quality and cognitive flexibility

Date: 07/11/2017

Evidence in the scientific literature shows that partial sleep deprivation may change the microbiota.

What babies eat – before and just after birth – can impact them for life, says new book

Date: 22/09/2017

A new book co-edited by a University at Buffalo researcher discusses how the path to obesity may start before birth or during infancy and how an individual's metabolism can be permanently reprogrammed by overfeeding early in life.

13 September 2017 - The Conversation - For better gut bacteria, eat more oily fish

Date: 13/09/2017

This study looks at whether omega-3 makes bacteria in the gut which then produce other substances that are particularly good for us.

11 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Omega 3 helps the gut stay healthy, study finds

Date: 11/09/2017

Taking omega-3 as part of a healthy diet with plenty of fibre and probiotic foods can improve the diversity of the gut microbiome according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham and King's College London.