Rather than focusing on single foods for ‘gut health’, we’re better off having a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
If you believe the memes, men spend ages in the toilet. But they’re not always pooing. Here’s what they’re really doing.
If your gut is healthy to begin with, it will take more to knock it out of whack. Prepare yourself now by making food choices that feed the microbiome and enhance gut health.
Remove the alcohol and calories, and it turns out beer is a drink that has many qualities found in health drinks.
Current research suggests that exercise causes a number of positive changes in our gut microbiome.
Probiotics sold in tablets or capsules don’t need to be refrigerated to work.
Our research found that following a Mediterranean diet was linked with less frailty, inflammation, and maintaining better cognitive function.
Irritable bowel syndrome causes abdominal pain and constipation or diarrhoea. These symptoms overlap with other disorders, so it’s important to get the correct diagnosis and then the best treatments.
Probiotics might avert a case of diarrhoea, or they could mean your gut takes longer to return to normal.
Study finds changes to gut microbiome begin as soon as migrants move to the US and continue to change over decades.
New research suggests people who eat organic plant foods have a reduction in risk of common cancers.
Just like a mobile phone, your body needs to be recharged every day. You need to eat food and drink water every day to keep your body going. Some foods are better than others at helping you stay well.
A sanitised environment can mean fewer helpful bacteria. That has some surprising consequences for the health of children.
Many probiotic bacteria don’t manage to colonise the gut, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have positive health benefits.
Clinical trials involving probiotics are failing to report on the safety and harms of these treatments.
Gut microbe metabolites can tell us a lot about our health.
In the largest citizen science experiment to date, 11,336 people sent poop samples to this San Diego lab so that microbiologists could figure out how the microbes in our guts make us healthy or sick.
There’s growing evidence poo transplants can work for some conditions, including a type of diarrhoea. But they’re not for everyone.
Our brain and gut are constantly talking to each other, so it makes sense mental health and stomach issues have a close relationship.
Trillions of microorganisms living inside your digestive system may influence your health and even your weight. Here’s how your gut may communicate with your brain, bone marrow and immune system.