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Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability

A new study in mice, conducted by researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet together with colleagues in Singapore and the United States, shows that our natural gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier, which protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood. 585 more words

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Part 1of 4: Love Your Guts

The Brain-Belly Connection-

Digging into one hey-ugely important topic, which is that our BRAINS and BELLIES are intricately connected.

Sounds weird.

Feels bizarre.

But, it’s TOTALLY TRUE! 1,209 more words


Viv Russell: a study in indigestion

Viv first came to see me in September after eighteen months of crippling digestive discomfort combined with constipation, painful wind, insomnia, fatigue, joint pains and tendonitis, and increasing nausea. 833 more words

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Your Invisible Friends - The Gut Bacteria.

You are not what you eat, you are your bacteria!
As we learned in the “Gut Bacteria…“, there are many times more bacteria living in and on you than there are cells in your body. 926 more words


10 Ways You Could Eat Feces Today

Food production is a huge industry, meeting our vital need to stuff our faces. Unfortunately, it’s almost impossible for food producers to avoid 100% contamination. Despite the fact that it’s taboo in every culture in the world, many foods contain traces of fecal matter. 1,253 more words


Brain Health and Nutrition: Drugs for Mild Depression or is There a Better Way?

“Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed drug class in the US, and antidepressants are the second; when you take antibiotics, it leads to an imbalance in gut flora that may impact your mental health. 564 more words