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The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods

Date: 05/03/2021

Researchers found that exposure to a processed diet, which is representative of a typical Western diet, led to persistent differences in fungal communities that significantly associated with differential deposition of body mass in male mice, as compared to mice fed a standardized diet.

Gut microbiome implicated in healthy aging and longevity

Date: 18/02/2021

Researchers have identified distinct signatures in the gut microbiome that are associated with either healthy or unhealthy aging trajectories, which in turn predict survival in a population of older individuals.

What happens in the mouth ... doesn't stay in the mouth

Date: 09/02/2021

We know that what happens in the mouth doesn't stay in the mouth—but the oral cavity's connection to the rest of the body goes way beyond chewing, swallowing and digestion.

Childhood diet has lifelong impact

Date: 03/02/2021

"You are not only what you eat, but what you ate as a child"

Novel molecules to combat asthma and COVID-related lung diseases discovered

Date: 25/01/2021

A study designed to study how the immune system impacts gut bacteria—has led to the extraordinary discovery of two molecules that can not only provide profound protection in experimental models of asthma but can also substantially reduce the severity of an attack.

You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do

Date: 04/01/2021

More than two-thirds of all packaged foods contain added sweeteners. Why does that matter? Research has found links between kids' high-sugar diets and problems with sleep, learning and emotional health, not to mention serious conditions like diabetes and fatty liver disease.

Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults

Date: 10/12/2020

This study showed that when young adults consumed drinks containing sucrose, they produced lower levels of appetite-regulating hormones than when they consumed drinks containing glucose.

Study reveals connection between gut bacteria and vitamin D levels

Date: 30/11/2020

This study suggests that it doesn't matter how much vitamin D you get through sunlight or supplementation, nor how much your body can store. It matters how well your body is able to metabolize that into active vitamin D

Gut immune cells may help send multiple sclerosis into remission

Date: 20/11/2020

An international research team has shown, for the first time, that gut immune cells travel to the brain during multiple sclerosis (MS) flare-ups in patients.

Study discovers microbiome modulation possibilities in obese population

Date: 20/11/2020

Over the past decade, gut microbiota have been suggested to be an important contributor to the development of obesity and metabolic disease.

Study: Fructose syrup disrupts gut microbiome but fruit can undo negative effects

Date: 11/11/2020

A high-fructose syrup diet negatively disrupts the gut microbiome but a diet high in fruit modulates it favourably, supporting digestive health and counteracting harmful effects of excessive fructose, according to a pilot intervention study.

Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants' DNA

Date: 06/11/2020

A new study has shown pregnant women with obesity could reduce the health risks for their infants through improved diet and more physical activity.

Why COVID makes it more important than ever that pregnant (and breastfeeding) women take vitamin D

Date: 03/11/2020

This winter, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, make sure you take the correct dose of vitamin D – for both you and your baby.

Evidence found of link between gut microbe deficiency and autism spectrum disorder

Date: 27/10/2020

This study suggests that ASD likely develops in children due to a gut microbiome impact on the detoxification process in the gut.

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

Date: 19/10/2020

Can exercise and nutrition improve cognition?

Study reveals dietary fructose heightens inflammatory bowel disease

Date: 29/09/2020

A new study suggests that consumption of fructose may worsen intestinal inflammation common to inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

Study: Habitual low fibre consumption in IBD exacerbates dysbiosis

Date: 25/09/2020

Most patients with IBD habitually consume inadequate amounts of dietary fibre which may have negative effects on the gut microbiome and contribute to dysbiosis

Guts and brains: How microbes in a mother's intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment

Date: 23/09/2020

During pregnancy, the maternal gut microbiota could potentially influence not only the health of the mother but the health of the developing offspring as well.

Time for a Paradigm Shift on Food and Mood

Date: 31/08/2020

Healthy eating patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet, are associated with better mental health than “unhealthy” eating patterns, such as the Western diet.

Review finds vitamin D and some minerals might benefit fibromyalgia sufferers

Date: 24/08/2020

A new review has found some promise for the use of vitamin D and mineral supplementation to support fibromyalgia sufferers. There was less evidence in favor of vitamins C and E and probiotics, however.