August 22, 2016
Leaky gut syndrome is well described and studied in the mainstream medical literature, but mainstream GI doctors have ignored it. 29 more words
Branched Chain Amino Acids, BCAA’s, are a common addition to the diet for bodybuilders and athletes. Here’s a new research study, published this month, that shows BCAA’s help change your gut bacteria. 76 more words
The word probiotic comes from the Greek, meaning “promoting” (pro) and “life” (biotic). This is a newer field of research that is expanding. We are still learning about the benefits and limitations of probiotics. 2,003 more words
Microbiome disruption in lungs may play key role in diseases.
Bacteria that live in the gut also show up in the lungs of critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and in a mouse model of sepsis, suggesting a shared mechanism of pathogenesis for the two deadly diseases. 636 more words
Researchers are fiddling with the plant equivalent of gut bacteria.
A new treatment for cotton seeds draws on beneficial microbes that live inside plants—much like the good bacteria in our own guts—to help the crops thrive in dry conditions. 544 more words