A new study looks to both humans and mice to understand how some whole grains can help maintain gut health and prevent diabetes and cancer.... MNT · 1 week
Medical News Today: How whole-grain rye consumption can improve gut health  MNT · 1 week
A new study looks to both humans and mice to understand how some whole grains can help maintain gut health and prevent diabetes and cancer. more
Whole grain can contribute to health by changing intestinal serotonin production  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Whole grain cereals can provide health benefits by altering intestinal serotonin production  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Medical News Today: Can this food additive turn our gut bacteria against us?  MNT · 2 weeks
After conducting a study in mice, researchers claim to have found 'pivotal evidence' that a common food additive is harmful to gut... more
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Researchers may be able to improve corn yields and nutritional value after discovering genetic regulators that synthesize starch and protein in the widely eaten grain, according to a new study. The research could benefit... more
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of buckwheat?  MNT · 4 weeks
Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain with a range of potential health benefits. In this article, we look at the benefits, nutritional value, and side effects of... more
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Ultra-processed diet increases calorie consumption and weight gain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
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Link between starch digestion gene, gut bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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New pathway for improving metabolic health  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Human gut microbiome physiology can now be studied in vitro using Organ Chip technology  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Women's gut microbiomes appear to mature earlier than men's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
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Study reveals link between starch digestion gene, gut bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Wood consumption in energy generation continues to increase  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
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A combination of two bacteria genera improves plants' health  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time researchers of BacBio Laboratory of the University of Malaga have evidenced that the combination of Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas bacteria can improve plant health. more
Propionate Consumption Increases Levels of Obesity- and Diabetes-Associated Hormones  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Propionates, salts of a short-chain fatty acid called propionic acid, are widely used in baked goods, animal feeds... more
Cornell University study uncovers relationship between starch digestion gene and gut bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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A gut bacteria transplant may not help you lose weight  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
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Transplanting gut bacteria alters depression-related behavior, brain inflammation in animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have shown that transplanting gut bacteria, from an animal that is vulnerable to social stress to a non-stressed animal, can cause vulnerable behavior in the recipient. The... more
Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption not linked with elevated risk of stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to one... more
Young Women Have Higher Gut Bacterial Diversity than Young Men  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
In a new study in the journal mSystems, an international team of researchers analyzed the relationship... more
Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies. more
Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease?  MNT · 1 week
A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues. more
Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase the risk of stroke, Finnish study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A new study Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up to... more
What are the benefits of pickles?  MNT · 2 weeks
Pickles are vegetables that people put in jars with brine. Fermented pickles can have a variety of health benefits, as they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Learn more. more
Study: Energy drink consumption has increased substantially in the United States  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
According to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, energy drink consumption in the United States has increased substantially... more
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