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According to a new study, eating less than a cup of strawberries per day could improve the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease.
An international team of scientists found that the cherries helped to positively impact the gut microbiome – a collection of trillions of bacteria and other microbes that live in the intestinal tract.
From ingesting a spoonful to slathering it on as a facial cleanser, honey delivers potent antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties, and its power lies in its composition.
Microorganisms in colder climates darken themselves to capture more heat from the sun and improve their chances for survival, a study suggests.
New research draws a connection between the health of an expectant mother’s gut and autism in her yet to be born child. The inference that follows is that changing an expectant mother’s diet could lower autism risks. However, further research is required.
In the past few years, researchers around the world, including us, have realized that the gut bacteria – what we call the gut microbiome – of cancer patients may hold the key to improving cancer therapies for patients. Exactly how this happens is unclear, but may be linked to the ability of gut bacteria to boost our natural immune responses.
The chances of having a grumpy gut increase when you travel. With these tips to keep your gut microbiome as your ally, you can cultivate problem-free digestion through your entire trip.
Millions of microorganisms that live inside the human gut play a critical role in not just metabolising food but also in maintaining overall health. The type and composition of gut bacteria depend on where we live and what we eat.
Even cooking oil can influence the microbes that live within us
Most people wouldn’t associate germs with beautiful pieces of art but a group of scientists and science enthusiasts want to prove otherwise.
The American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Agar Art 2018 contest showcases masterpieces from people made entirely from bacteria.
Chlorine is not picky about which microorganisms it destroys. There is enough residual chlorine present in tap water to kill the friendly microorganisms in your gut, too. These are the same organisms you are trying to cultivate when you take probiotics.
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