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6 August 2018 - Nutraingredients - Fibre-rich foods said to reduce gut stress and ‘anxiety-like behaviour’

Date: 06/08/2018

Evidence for the gut-brain axis’ influence was shared in new research identifying the role high-fibre foods have in reducing the effects stress has on the gut and in anxiety-like behaviour.


2 August 2018 - Scientific American - Can What You Eat Affect Your Mood?

Date: 02/08/2018

Investigations into the relationship between nutrition and aspects of brain function relevant to mental health date back to the 1970s, and the subject forms central theme of FAB's work. But this area of research has recently gained new momentum within psychiatry.


1 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Eat high-fiber foods to reduce effects of stress on gut and behavior

Date: 01/08/2018

Eating high fibre foods may reduce the effects of stress on our gut and behaviour, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology.


24 July 2018 - Alzheimer's Association - Advances along the gut-liver-brain axis in Alzheimer's disease

Date: 24/07/2018

Four new studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 in Chicago investigated how the digestive system, including gut and liver functions, may be related to changes in the brain, and to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.


19 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - How maternal diet could change the infant gut microbiome

Date: 19/07/2018

UNSW Sydney researchers presenting at the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Conference in Sydney this week highlighted evidence that suggest changes to a mother's microbiome, or gut health, brought on by obesity or a high fat diet during pregnancy can be transferred to the microbiome of her offspring.


18 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Autism risk determined by health of mom's gut, research reveals

Date: 18/07/2018

The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother's microbiome - the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us - during pregnancy, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. The work raises the possibility that preventing forms of autism could be as simple as an expectant mom modifying her diet or taking custom probiotics.


11 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Prebiotic approach proves positive for obesity prevention, review finds

Date: 11/07/2018

The case for a prebiotic approach as an alternative nutritional treatment against obesity has strengthened with the publication of a review that points to the food ingredient’s beneficial effects on metabolism.


Can fasting improve MS symptoms?

Date: 09/07/2018

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can find an abundance of conflicting advice suggesting that special diets will ease their symptoms. But the evidence is scanty. A new trial evaluates whether drastically cutting calories twice a week can change the body's immune environment and the gut microbiome, and potentially change the course of the disease.


4 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - What you eat while pregnant may affect your baby's gut

Date: 04/07/2018

A mother's diet during pregnancy may have an effect on the composition of her baby's gut microbiome - the community of bacteria living in the gut - and the effect may vary by delivery mode, according to study published in the open access journal Microbiome.


20 June 2018 - Nutraingredients - Experts call for greater research focus on nutritional links to gestational diabetes

Date: 20/06/2018

As the number of mothers-to-be suffering from gestational diabetes continues to rise, experts are calling for more research to find effective nutritional therapies that can help control the condition while promoting normal baby growth.


18 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity

Date: 18/06/2018

People with type 2 diabetes and obesity suffer from depression and anxiety more than the average. Researchers have demonstrated a surprising potential contributor to these negative feelings - the bacteria in the gut, or gut microbiome, as it is known.


11 June 2018 - The Conversation - Why we all need to be proactive about our bowels

Date: 11/06/2018

A 2012 study found that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (two types of IBD) are significantly on the rise. A follow-up study published last year in The Lancet demonstrated that these diseases affect over 0.3 per cent of the population in North America, Oceania and many countries in Europe.


6 June 2018 - BBC.com - Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid

Date: 06/06/2018

There are three types - starch, sugar and fibre. Starch is what we usually understand carbs to mean - foods like bread, pasta, potatoes and rice - but these "beige" varieties aren't good for you.


4 June 2018 - The Conversation - Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child’s gut health – but only if it’s a boy

Date: 04/06/2018

Mothers who eat healthy fats from oily fish may help their children form healthy guts and prevent them from gaining weight. This new study shows that in laboratory mice, pups gain less weight on a high-fat diet if they are born to a mother who has more omega-3 fats in her body.


1 June 2018 - The Conversation - Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

Date: 01/06/2018

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys. Studies suggest that this compound may have widespread health risks, including aggravating inflammation in the gut and promoting the development colon cancer by altering the gut microbiota.


24 April 2018 - BBC - How bacteria are changing your mood

Date: 30/04/2018

If anything makes us human it's our minds, thoughts and emotions. And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains. Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us - our microbiome - affect our physical health.


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.