Your gut is your first line of defense in the daily battle against illnesses.

Articles On Health and Exercise

September 14, 2021

The Effects of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer

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.' "

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May 27, 2021

Feeding the Gut Microbiome

Patagonia, by Emeran A. Mayer, MD

“It is the normal interaction between all these players in the gut ecosystem that determines not only gut health, but also our overall health.”

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March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: how to keep your gut microbiome healthy to fight COVID-19

The Conversation

“As well as mounting a response to infectious pathogens like coronavirus, a healthy gut microbiome also helps to prevent potentially dangerous immune over-reactions that damage the lungs and other vital organs.”

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February 5, 2020

Your Gut Microbiome Could Be Better at Predicting Disease and Lifespan Than Your Own Genetics

Good News Network

“A new paper awaiting peer-review from Harvard Medical School has found evidence that the human microbiome has a greater power of detecting disease and predicting mortality than the current applications derived from genetic mapping.”

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October 24, 2019

Skin Exposure to Narrow Band Ultraviolet (UVB) Light Modulates the Human Intestinal Microbiome

Frontiers in Microbiology

“Based on our findings that UVB light can rapidly modulate the gut microbiome without any dietary changes of the participants, it cannot be excluded that sun exposure is contributing to the seasonal variation in microbiome composition found in these studies.”

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September 17, 2019

Microbiome may be involved in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults

Science Daily

“New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults.”

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April 18, 2017

Gut bacteria control age-related inflammation: Mouse data

Nutraingredients.com

“. . . the study findings could lead to new strategies to improve intestinal health and immune function in older adults using drugs or nutrition interventions like probiotics and prebiotics”

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December 17, 2014

High-Fibre Diet Improves Lung Health In Smokers

NutraIngredients-Asia.com, by RJ Whitehead

“Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers”

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July 8, 2014

Rise In Obesity 'Due To Decline In Exercise, Not Over-Eating'

MedicalNewsToday.com by Catharine Paddock PhD

"A study from Stanford University reported in The American Journal of Medicine suggests the rise in obesity in the US is likely due to increased sedentary lifestyles across the nation, and not eating too many calories."

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December 18, 2013

Stop Wasting Money On Multivitamins? The Real Story Here.

NewHope.com, by Todd Runestad

"American eat 70 percent of the daily recommended intake of grains, proteins, fruits and vegetables only two – count ’em, 2 – percent of the time, according to a 2012 study by the NPD Group."

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