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Learn about Gut Flora from research on Hadza Tribe in Tanzania

In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home to a microbial community unlike anything that’s been seen before in a modern human population — providing, perhaps, a snapshot of what the human gut microbiome looked like before our ancestors figured out how to farm about 12,000 years ago. 90 more words

Health

Africa is a living university for mankind

In Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and game. According to a new study, their guts are home to a microbial community unlike anything that’s been seen before in a modern human population — providing, perhaps, a snapshot of what the human gut microbiome looked like before our ancestors… 96 more words

Africa

The Bacteria in your Gut are essential to your health Part I

Our human body consists of about 100 trillion cells but we carry about 1000 trillion bacteria in our intestines, that represents 10 times the amount of our own cells. 2,151 more words

Obesity

Help for IBS in Awareness Month, April

This zero to hero lark is all very well, but my creative juices flow in the morning, and the daily prompt comes in late in the day for those of us who are in the UK. 424 more words

Die-off, or "why does it get worse before it gets better?"

For some people, moving to clean eating is like throwing a switch in their bodies. They suddenly shed weight, sleep better, and they just immediately feel… 764 more words

Clean Living

DNA from Helicobacter pylori, a common stomach bacteria, minimizes the effects of colitis

“This research shows further evidence that we should leave the bugs alone because there may be a benefit to hosting them in the stomach”

Public release date: 5-May-2011… 615 more words

Counter Intuitive - Medical

Low FODMAP diet week 2 - last week's baked beans were definitely a mistake

This has been an extremely gassy week. From Monday through to Saturday there have been burps, belches, farts, grumbles and rumbles. And it’s all thanks to last Sunday’s baked beans. 452 more words

Flatulence