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Preventing Obesity through Gut Bacteria

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have identified a biological connection between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity. The research was spearheaded by the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute’s J. Mark Brown Ph.D. The research group determined that blocking an intestinal microbial pathway has the potential to ward off obesity as well as insulin resistance. It can…

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July 14, 2017

Gut Microbiome of Infants

According to a new study published this past Monday in Nature Medicine, researchers link the gut microbiome of one month old infants to an increased risk of allergies and asthma later in life. This paper identifies that imbalances in the gut microbiome in at-risk infants causes immune dysfunction, leading to a hyperactive immune system. Many…

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September 16, 2016
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The Future of Dieting Is Personalized Algorithms Based on Your Gut Bacteria

Your friend has cut out sugar and feels amazing as a result. Another friend, on the other hand, is on what sometimes appears to be a strict all-candy diet and still stays perfectly healthy and trim. And you have tried both of these dietary tactics and have seen no real changes in your own body.…

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March 29, 2016
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When Gut Bacteria Changes Brain Function

Some researchers believe that the microbiome may play a role in regulating how people think and feel. By now, the idea that gut bacteria affects a person’s health is not revolutionary. Many people know that these microbes influence digestion, allergies, and metabolism. The trend has become almost commonplace: New books appear regularly detailing precisely which…

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June 25, 2015
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