According to a recent study, our gut problems make it easy for a very harmful neurotoxin BF-LPS to enter the brain and contribute to the development and progression of Alzheimer’s.
Just in case you don’t know: antimicrobial resistance is a situation when bacteria, viruses, and fungi become resistant to antibiotics, so that antibiotics won’t help fighting infectious diseases anymore. This resistance is mostly based in the gut, where the microbes carry genetically encoded ways to survive contact with antibiotics. So can we do something to […]
It’s not news any more that our brain (the central nervous system) and our gut (the enteric nervous system) are connected. Just think about those migraine attacks that are caused by some food sensitivities, or about headaches and even black-outs after too much alcohol. And these are only 2 of numerous other examples that show […]
Why would you be interested to use red qunoia drink? Actually, it can a functional drink with a lot of health benefits, if made and used correctly. According to a recent study, if red quinoa drink is fermented with bacteria L. plantarum and B. longum, it can be even used as probiotics to restore the […]
Yes, you can! According to a recent study, people, who have increased levels of unique microorganisms in their gut, the gut microbiome, while aging, have more chance to stay healthy and live longer.
If you are a woman over 60 and don’t have a good appetite, your muscles will most probably loose their strength because of the poor gut health. At least, according to a recent small study.
According to a recent small study, people with lactose intolerance can enjoy probiotic yoghurt if it is fortified with specific lactase-positive bacteria, namely Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium sp..
We all know that whole grains such as rice, wheat and oats are healthy because they are rich in dietary fiber with a lot of health benefits. But did you know that we are not able to digest this fiber on our own? And if we can’t digest something, then we can’t use it. So […]
If you use stevia daily and have some unexplainable gut problems, try to avoid stevia for a few days. Maybe it is causing your gut problems. According to a recent Israeli study, the natural low-calorie sweetener stevia may lead to a gut microbial imbalance and, as a result, to a variety of gastrointestinal health issues.
Although Alzheimer’s disease is the 5th leading cause of death worldwide, it remains still incurable. A recent European study investigated the relation between the gut microbiota and the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers found out that systemic inflammation and products of the gut microbiota are the big contributors to the development of amyloid plaques […]