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Review finds microbial patterns in patients with psychological disorders

Date: 24/09/2021

A new research review is the first to identify a pattern in the gut microbiome across the psychological conditions depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis/schizophrenia and anxiety.


Microbiome: ‘good’ gut bacteria really could help you lose weight – new study

Date: 21/09/2021

Recent research has found that the presence of specific “good” microbes in the gut of people dieting to lose weight affected how many pounds they were able to lose.


Eating a high quality diet reduces risk of developing COVID-19

Date: 08/09/2021

People with the highest quality diet were around 10% less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with the lowest quality diet, and 40% less likely to fall severely ill.


Are omega-3 fatty acids prebiotic ingredients?

Date: 03/09/2021

Omega-3s may beneficially alter the composition of the gut microbiome and lead to increases in the production of short chain fatty acids, according to a new study.


This Is Your Gut on Sugar

Date: 22/08/2021

Researchers are finally uncovering the exact ways that sugar disrupts the GI tract


Microbes turn back the clock as research discovers their potential to reverse aging in the brain

Date: 09/08/2021

Research introduces a novel approach to reverse aspects of aging-related deterioration in the brain and cognitive function via the microbes in the gut.


Gut bacteria rewind ageing brain in mice

Date: 09/08/2021

This new study showed show that taking the microbiome from young mice and transplanting them into old mice, reversed many of the effects of ageing on learning and memory and immune impairments.


Distinctive gut microbiome unrelated to diet may characterize children with autism

Date: 26/07/2021

This study shows for the first time that the gut microbiota of children with autism is abnormally developed and lags that of age-matched peers.


Review suggests vitamin K2 may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Date: 19/07/2021

Vitamin K2 has the potential to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and contribute to its prevention, according to the authors of this review study.


Fungi that live in the gut influence health and disease

Date: 14/07/2021

Fungi - a microorganism that lives within us - may be equally important as bacteria in health and disease.


Antibiotics in early life could affect brain development

Date: 14/07/2021

The findings suggest reducing widespread antibiotic use or using alternatives, when possible, to prevent neurodevelopment problems.


Fibromyalgia likely the result of autoimmune problems

Date: 01/07/2021

This study has uncovered a whole new area of therapeutic options and should give real hope to fibromyalgia patients.


Gut microbe secreted molecule linked to formation of new nerve cells in adult brain

Date: 28/06/2021

A new study has found gut microbes that metabolize tryptophan—an essential amino acid—secrete small molecules called indoles, which stimulate the development of new brain cells in adults.


Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners

Date: 25/06/2021

This study is the first to show that some of the sweeteners most commonly found in food and drink—saccharin, sucralose and aspartame—can make normal and 'healthy' gut bacteria become pathogenic.


Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation

Date: 22/06/2021

These findings reveal that patients with psoriatic skin and joint disease should consider changing to a healthier dietary pattern.


Low-fiber, high-fat diets adversely impact the gut

Date: 15/06/2021

Researchers used a mouse model to determine the key dietary factors affecting the gut microbiome and how they contribute to obesity and other metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes.


Western diet may increase risk of gut inflammation, infection

Date: 18/05/2021

This study showed that long-term consumption of a Western-style diet high in fat and sugar impairs the function of immune cells in the gut in ways that could promote inflammatory bowel disease or increase the risk of intestinal infections.


Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress: study

Date: 13/05/2021

The study's findings emphasize that it's important for people to have a diet rich in fruit and vegetables to potentially minimize stress


Research shows consuming prebiotic supplements once a day has a positive impact on anxiety levels

Date: 27/04/2021

The study found that those who received a daily dose of prebiotics improved mental wellbeing by reducing anxiety levels and had better gut health than the control group.


New research reveals why some of us are hungry all the time

Date: 12/04/2021

Sugar dips are a better predictor of hunger and subsequent calorie intake than the initial blood sugar peak response after eating, changing how we think about the relationship between blood sugar levels and the food we eat.