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Complex pectin metabolism by gut bacteria reveals novel catalytic functions.

The metabolism of carbohydrate polymers drives microbial diversity in the human gut microbiota. It is unclear, however, whether bacterial consortia or single organisms are required to depolymerize highly complex glycans. 90 more words

SNIPPETS

Stunning scientific discovery finds that gut bacteria control your brain chemistry, altering moods and more.

Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and University of Zaragoza in Spain have uncovered a new way that the community of microorganisms symbiotically living in the human gut may contribute to helping regulate brain chemistry. 606 more words

NEWS

Body hack: how to use your gut bacteria to boost your mood

Should I use probiotics to improve my mood?

Pre- and probiotics are undergoing a huge boom in research and discovery at the moment, and recent developments have suggested that probiotics may be used to treat depression and anxiety, and improve sense of wellbeing. 747 more words

Science

Gut band wagon

I’m susceptable to fashions; to the zeitgeist of life.  This month I’ve been reading about The Gut, probiotics and prebiotics.  As I near a definitive end of middle age (not 40 but the other one) my digestion is changing.   529 more words

Faros Bros

God Is NOT Dead! Science Found Him.

Here is a humorous, but not deeply thought out cartoon strip (on YouTube) that its creator believes proves there is no God. To me however it proves that its author, who appears creative,  has  no great intelligence spent on this project of disproving God. 1,249 more words

Musings

Gut Bacteria Plays a Role in Long-Term Weight Gain – Astute News

Weight gain happens when we consume more food than we can burn, and weight loss happens when we burn more energy than we consume. But why do some people seem to eat whatever they want and not gain weight, and others appear to gain weight even if they eat reasonable amounts of food? 272 more words

Health And Healing

Gut Bacteria Plays a Role in Long-Term Weight Gain

Weight gain happens when we consume more food than we can burn, and weight loss happens when we burn more energy than we consume. But why do some people seem to eat whatever they want and not gain weight, and others appear to gain weight even if they eat reasonable amounts of food? 607 more words

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