Eating yoghurt is one way of getting more
Lactobacillus acidophilus into your diet.
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Fermented foods, such as yoghurt and kefir, are great sources of this immune-boosting microbe.
The difference between one mouse’s fear and another mouse’s calm might be in their gut bacteria.
The organisms living in your gut microbiome can influence your mental and physical health. Researchers have developed a way to better test for those biological effects.
Here’s why a healthy balance of microbes is important for astronauts when they travel to Mars and beyond.
Improve your gut microbiome health and you improve so many aspects of your overall health. Here’s how to do it.
Fermented foods can be a good source of probiotics.
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Probiotics are great for your gut, but which sources contain the most beneficial bacteria? Newly developed sensors are helping scientists figure it out.
If you try supplements, you still need to eat a healthy diet, exercise, reduce your stress, quit smoking and get enough sleep. Even then, they may still not be enough.
The human gut is home to communities of microbes, bacteria and fungi.
In the past two decades, technology has allowed scientists to learn so much more about the human body and its microbiomes. These discoveries may pave the way to new therapies.
Having a healthy
E coli community in our intestinal system is essential to good human health.
Our microbiota is linked to essential physiological processes, but when its communication falters, our health can suffer. Synthetic probiotics offer a promising approach to treating gut-brain axis disorders.
Many people suffer with hay fever.
Research suggests there could be a link between hay fever and the microbiome. Exploring this connection paves the way for potential treatments.
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No, your vagina does not need vaginal health gummies.
The new system generally gives higher scores to fruits, vegetables and minimally processed foods.
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The Food Compass system scores foods based on variables like the amounts of refined grains and sugars, processing and healthful ingredients. People who ate better-scoring foods had better overall health.
Foods such as kimchi are great to include in a psychobiotic diet.
Our latest study adds further evidence that diet and mental health are closely connected.
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Your body produces postbiotics after digesting prebiotic and probiotic foods – and many postbiotics are crucial to good gut health.
Could a new probiotic supplement really cure your hangover?
Many school lunchbox products are now heavily marketed as promoting gut health. The limited regulation of such claims leaves it to parents and carers to assess whether they really stack up.
A recent clinical trial shows that taking probiotics can lead to a quicker recovery from a coronavirus infection.
Even chickens need strong, healthy gut microbiomes.
The probiotic decreases the presence of pathogens in the animal’s gut and can be used safely on a daily basis.
Antibiotics can destroy the good bacteria in your gut. But some foods can help get it back to normal.
The microbes living in the gut are key to good health.
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The microbes in your gut influence how your immune system reacts to bacteria and viruses. A severe immune reaction is deadly; a small one lets the virus win. The right balance may depend on your diet.
Refreshing in the scientific-medical sense, not just the pints-after-work sense.
Remove the alcohol and calories, and it turns out beer is a drink that has many qualities found in health drinks.