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Mindful Microbes - What's Your Gut Telling You?

Recently I read an article in New Scientist magazine, Gut Thinking: There are strange forces at work behind our food desires. The author of the piece,  1,800 more words

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Exercise Versus Dieting: Preventing weight gain

Conventional wisdom says that dieting is essential to weight loss and that exercise alone is generally insufficient for weight loss.

However, a new study looked at a related topic – preventing weight gain. 193 more words

I am more than me

Where does one living creature end, and another begin? Ponder this: depending on which scientist you are talking to, the non-human microbes living inside you either match, or outnumber, the amount of human cells you are made of. 124 more words

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We Are All Caves

I learned a great deal about life on Earth listening as David Attenborough narrated the fantastic documentary series “Planet Earth”. A consistent theme, across the entire nine episodes, is that there are places where the life flourishing in an environment counts on the sun’s energy, which every living thing needs to survive, being carried to where it lives by forces that it does not control….the highest places on earth, mountain tops, treetops, the north pole, and the lowest places on earth, the bottoms of oceans, the lowest levels of caves… 1,271 more words

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A rave review of “Brain Maker: The power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain - for life”

Blog Post No. 30

22nd April 2016

Copyright © Renata Taylor-Byrne 2016

Renata’s Coaching/Counselling blog: A rave review of “Brain Maker: The power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain – for life” 1,337 more words

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Meat, Gut Microbes, Platelets and Thrombosis

A paper in Cell  explores the animal and human evidence for a relationship between meat, gut microbes, platelet reactivity and clinical thrombosis. Trimethy-amine-N-oxides appear to be the mediators (after microbial metabolic production of choline.

Gut microbes may impact on brain development and function

An increasing amount of research has come out in recent years illustrating the crucial relevance of healthy gut bacteria. Now a new study from the Karolinska Institutet has revealed that our gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier. 375 more words

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