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Personalized nutrition plans based on individual body makeup:

• A video on the science: http://youtu.be/Ryc5M3Ciytg
• A study lasting several years involving 900 people: PersonalNutrition.org
• The official publication of the scientific study: … 33 more words


What Your Low-Fiber Diet Does to Your Health

For every salad passed over for a chicken nugget, the trillions of bacteria living in your gut go a little more ignored. It’s already clear that forgoing fiber—that humble nutrient associated with chalky supplements and bowel movements—can result in short-term changes inthe makeup of bacteria in the intestinal tract. 801 more words


As of December 18th I am done with my Masters. Yesterday I finally had my graduation ceremony so now I am officially allowed to use my Msc title! 327 more words


In the News: Listen to Your Gut

Researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel  Hill, have recently discovered that those struggling with anorexia have different microbes living in their guts.  Humans and microbes live in symbiosis with each other. 123 more words

Eating Disorders

How good bacteria prevent infections after surgery

In the United States, nearly one in 25 patients will acquire an infection during a hospital stay–in 2011, 158,000 of those infections were related to a surgical procedure. 320 more words

Biological Sciences

Researchers bust myth that our bodies have more bacteria than human cells

A research group from Israel and Canada will make you rethink the popular notion that bacteria and other microbes in our body far outnumber our own cells (10:1). 428 more words


What Are Probiotics and How Do They Work?

Source: What Are Probiotics? Benefits, Supplements, Foods, & More

What Are Probiotics?

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. 491 more words