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August 27, 2014
"... children today are being exposed to fewer bacteria than they were in the past, and they are suffering more allergies..."
June 29, 2018
". . . if it was inflammation caused by a problem with gut bacteria. If this was the case, then it might be possible to stop obesity-related arthritis by manipulating the gut bacteria."
January 13, 2021
NutraIngredients.com, by Nikki Hancocks
“Published in ‘Gut’, the study found that associations between gut microbiota composition, levels of cytokines and inflammatory markers in patients with COVID-19 suggest that the gut microbiome is involved in COVID-19 severity, possibly via modulating host immune responses.”
October 5, 2014
"Growing evidence suggests that changes in the microbiome composition may contribute to development of diseases ranging from cancer to chronic inflammatory disorders such as multiple sclerosis."
February 15, 2021
University Communication, University of Nebraska, by Deann Gayman
“The gut microbiome, so to speak, is this collection of hundreds of trillions of microorganisms — most of them bacteria — that live in our gastrointestinal tract. And they form a very complex ecosystem that does a number of things that contributes to our health and our wellness. For example, the microbiome plays a major role in training our immune system.”
March 1, 2015
ScientificAmerican.com, by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
". . . the bacteria that seem most anti-inflammatory—including the clostridial clusters—often specialize in fermenting soluble fiber. Fermentation produces various metabolites, including butyrate, acetate and propionate . . . "
March 7, 2018
Wheat-derived arabinoxylan oligosaccharides with bifidogenic properties abolishes metabolic disorders induced by western diet in mice
"Therefore, this is the first study suggesting that wheat bran-derived AXOS is effective to counteract obesity instead of preventing it as previously shown elsewhere."
September 17, 2021
FoodNavigator.com, by Oliver Morrison
"With only 9% of adults getting the recommended amount of dietary fibre a day, the UK's Food and Drink Federation has launched a new initiative to boost the nation's fibre consumption."
September 14, 2021
NutritionFacts.org, by Michael Greger, MD
"Researchers have found that beta-glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeasts may 'enhance the effect of anticancer chemotherapy or radiation therapy and have a positive effect on the survival and quality of life of cancer patients.' "
June 28, 2019
"'The results of current meta-analysis study highlight that Aronia supplementation may lead to a significant increase in HDL, and reduction in total cholesterol and LDL, respectively . . .”
October 21, 2019
"Probiotics are live microorganisms while Prebiotics are non-digestible fibres which promote growth of probiotics in the intestine."
A Preventive Prebiotic Supplementation Improves the Sweet Taste Perception in Diet-Induced Obese Mice
"These results are consistent with a recent study revealing that human volunteers shifting their habits towards a diet based on the daily consumption of P-rich vegetables showed a reduced desire to eat sweet, fatty, and salty foods, together with an increased hedonic attitude for some inulin-rich vegetables"
February 17, 2016
NewHope.com, by Shara Rutberg
"Researchers recently revealed that alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which has an essential role in the cellular power plant mitochondria, can kick start the enzyme that lengthens the telomeres."
April 27, 2020
Medical News Today
"Dietary fiber is an essential part of a healthful diet. It is crucial for keeping the gut healthy and reducing the risk of chronic health conditions."
October 23, 2019
"A study in humans and mice demonstrated that a fetus has its own microbiome, or communities of bacteria living in the gut, which are known to play important roles in the immune system and metabolism."
September 28, 2019
"Bacteria in our guts may be impacting human health and disease by telling host genes what to do, say researchers who have uncovered a new mechanism by which our microbiome communicates with and controls the DNA of our own cells."