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A New Stage ...

No, it is not a Vegemite stage.  I was merely trying to brighten a photo of a loaf of bread and thought the yellow of the Vegemite jar would do the trick.  652 more words


Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies identified

Food allergies are a major problem, and it’s one that’s growing fast. For an estimated 15 million Americans, exposure to common foods such as peanuts and milk can cause a negative, sometimes deadly immune response.  873 more words

At The Bench

Are We unknowingly Gluttons for Gluten?

Why do so many doctors in the US ignore that many more people than you think are affected by gluten? It is because they are backed by big pharmaceutical and food companies, plus not taught the importance of  food intolerances on health. 398 more words

Healthy Living

Like a Primitive Man.

If you watched Catalyst You may have seen how our gut is supposed to have “Caveman food” or at least a more natural, less processed diet. 756 more words

Gut bacteria may affect our eating behavior, study says

Gut bacteria may affect our eating behavior by releasing signals that tell our bodies to eat what is best for them and not necessarily for us, researchers said last week. 311 more words



It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us — which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold — may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity. 774 more words


Can't Stick to That Diet? Blame Your Gut Bacteria

Your willpower may not be entirely to blame for your eating habits — your gut bacteria may be responsible, too.

The gut microbiome, the collection of all the microbes in our digestive tracts, may influence our food choices and behavior, suggests a new study that recently appeared in the journal… 273 more words