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Digestion Sessions Notes Part 2

Second part up. I’m not sure what’s going on with the formatting. Lots of weird sizing rather than the two types I had in openoffice.org There is some bug in wordpress it seems and you can not easily readjust font size color or type easily either. 1,733 more words


Changing gut bacteria through diet affects brain function, UCLA study shows

01 JUN 2013

UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans. In an early proof-of-concept study of healthy women, they found that women who regularly consumed beneficial bacteria known as probiotics through yogurt showed altered brain function, both while in a resting state and in response to an emotion-recognition task. 975 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Dog Food

I guess a lot can happen in a month. Well, perhaps things are the same, similar ailments, frustrations. What I image doing and what the reality is, is plucking strings…a deeper, thicker fog has descended. 1,765 more words

GI Flora - diet matters!

There has been increasing interest in the role played by the gastrointestinal flora in the etiology of a variety disease processes. It had been known that long term changes in diet influenced the human gut microbiome. 566 more words

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New Discoveries About Gut Bacteria Can Have Profound Implications for Your Health

By Dr. Mercola

Your body is loaded with bacteria, of both good and bad varieties. In fact, about 100 trillion bacteria live inside you, which is more than 10 times the number of cells you have in your body!

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Gut Bacteria & Gut Rumblings

At UCLA, researchers reveal another benefit of yogurt: probiotics found in yogurt can help improve brain function. Learn more about the world that probiotics occupy in a podcast about the “messy mystery in the middle of us” over at Radiolab. 11 more words

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The more bacteria, the better!

Most people consider bacteria a bad thing. Why? If bacteria are not bad things, then why do doctors prescribe antibiotics when you are sick? Because doctors want to kill the bad bacteria that’s causing the illness, but antibiotics also kill the good bacteria during the process. 291 more words