Gut-brain axis

14 Dec 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists are investigating how ENS nerve cells communicate with brain neurons through the ‘gut-brain axis’.


9 Nov 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

Probiotics are ‘live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host’. In other words, these friendly bacteria work hard to improve your health.

Short-chain fatty acids

14 Jul 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

Research is revealing more about how these molecules benefit your health as they travel around the body.

Gut Microbiota and nutrition

13 Apr 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

The power of food to impact your health is not a new idea, but it is only with emerging research on the human gut microbiota that scientists are beginning to understand exactly how this happens.

Gut microbiota functions

26 Jan 2016

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists are learning, though, that the names of your gut microbial species may be less important than what they do for you. The microorganisms that make up your community must perform certain important jobs.

The lifelong evolution of the gut microbiota

26 Nov 2015

by GMFH Editing Team

In our first infographic we gave you the main figures relating to your gut flora; now we would like to show you the changes it suffers throughout life, from birth to death.