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Baguette and sliced bread lovers, we’ve got good news for you! For years,  it’s been criticized for its bad nutritional reputation and has been shunned as a mere glutinous slab lacking any health benefits, but white bread may help boost some of the beneficial gut microbes, according to a new paper recently published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food…

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Baguette and sliced bread lovers, we’ve got good news for you! For years,  it’s been criticized for its bad nutritional reputation and has been shunned as a mere glutinous slab lacking any health benefits, but white bread may help boost some of the beneficial gut microbes, according to a new paper recently published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food…

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No one questions today the importance of the bacterial communities living in our digestive tract, our gut flora or gut microbiota, for our overall health and wellbeing. However, there is still a lack of more in-depth knowledge that could lead to the development of dietary or lifestyle interventions that could help prevent, for example, diet-related or behavioral disorders. A new…

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No one questions today the importance of the bacterial communities living in our digestive tract, our gut flora or gut microbiota, for our overall health and wellbeing. However, there is still a lack of more in-depth knowledge that could lead to the development of dietary or lifestyle interventions that could help prevent, for example, diet-related or behavioral disorders. A new…

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Exercise is known to be essential for both our mental and our physical health. It is good for the heart, for keeping weight down and may help prevent some kinds of cancer; moreover, it can help keep our spirits up, as well as boosting our creativity and learning. According to a new study recently published in Gut, however, the benefits…

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Exercise is known to be essential for both our mental and our physical health. It is good for the heart, for keeping weight down and may help prevent some kinds of cancer; moreover, it can help keep our spirits up, as well as boosting our creativity and learning. According to a new study recently published in Gut, however, the benefits…

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According to the results of a recent study with rodents by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), antibiotics treatments during pregnancy may put newborns at risk of disease by challenging their immune system. When they’re born, infants move from a largely sterile environment, their mothers’ womb, to one full of microorganisms, the outer world. Both animal and humans learn to…

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According to the results of a recent study with rodents by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), antibiotics treatments during pregnancy may put newborns at risk of disease by challenging their immune system. When they’re born, infants move from a largely sterile environment, their mothers’ womb, to one full of microorganisms, the outer world. Both animal and humans learn to…

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The mix of bacteria that live in our gut changes throughout the year, to match the food we eat in every specific season. For example, bacteria that process fresh fruit and vegetables are more abundant in the summer, and those that process fats are mode abundant in winter times. A group of scientists at the University of Chicago has found…

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The mix of bacteria that live in our gut changes throughout the year, to match the food we eat in every specific season. For example, bacteria that process fresh fruit and vegetables are more abundant in the summer, and those that process fats are mode abundant in winter times. A group of scientists at the University of Chicago has found…

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A healthy balanced diet and probiotics are key factors for preserving gastrointestinal health. The benefits of the second have been known for a long time, although the underlying mechanisms behind the action were not totally clear. This was one of the main topics debated during the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit, held in Miami (USA) on March 8-9, 2014. Leading…

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A healthy balanced diet and probiotics are key factors for preserving gastrointestinal health. The benefits of the second have been known for a long time, although the underlying mechanisms behind the action were not totally clear. This was one of the main topics debated during the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit, held in Miami (USA) on March 8-9, 2014. Leading…

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Dark chocolate is often said to be good for the health. Now, a study has found one reason why cocoa powder is beneficial for the heart and for weight control. The reason lies in the gut: bacteria forming the gut flora break down chocolate components into molecules that reduce stress on the blood vessels. These findings were reported during the…

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Dark chocolate is often said to be good for the health. Now, a study has found one reason why cocoa powder is beneficial for the heart and for weight control. The reason lies in the gut: bacteria forming the gut flora break down chocolate components into molecules that reduce stress on the blood vessels. These findings were reported during the…

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Tomorrow, just like every year on May 29th, is World Digestive Health Day (WDHD), which is celebrated around the world. On its occasion, United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and the European Society for Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) have created this video to talk about the importance of gut bacteria, our intestinal microbiota, in health and disease, which is the main topic…

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Tomorrow, just like every year on May 29th, is World Digestive Health Day (WDHD), which is celebrated around the world. On its occasion, United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and the European Society for Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) have created this video to talk about the importance of gut bacteria, our intestinal microbiota, in health and disease, which is the main topic…

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As we have explained before in this blog, breast milk is one major way in which an infant’s gut microbiota starts developing. We now know that an antibody contained in breast milk provides lifelong protection from illnesses such as the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), by setting up defences in the gut flora of breastfed babies. These are the main findings…

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As we have explained before in this blog, breast milk is one major way in which an infant’s gut microbiota starts developing. We now know that an antibody contained in breast milk provides lifelong protection from illnesses such as the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), by setting up defences in the gut flora of breastfed babies. These are the main findings…

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“I want to confess something, I am more microbial than I am human”, said Professor Jeffrey Gordon as he began his talk on TEDxGatewayArch, in which the expert from Washington University in St. Louis (USA) discussed the relationship between the gut microbiota and child malnutrition. Prof. Gordon explains a range of issues in the video, including the important role played…

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“I want to confess something, I am more microbial than I am human”, said Professor Jeffrey Gordon as he began his talk on TEDxGatewayArch, in which the expert from Washington University in St. Louis (USA) discussed the relationship between the gut microbiota and child malnutrition. Prof. Gordon explains a range of issues in the video, including the important role played…

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