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How far are we from having our bacteria engineered to reduce obesity?

Refers to: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160827162200.htm

Though we’re still far from knowing enough to precisely engineer human weight loss through gut microbe manipulations, ironically, at least one case study ( 1,736 more words

Microbiota

Hello World and Microbial Friends!

Just a small introduction…

I wanted to start this first post as a little introduction and as to how I got here; a sparkle-eyed lass excited to talk anyones ear off about the tiny microbes inhabiting our guts! 626 more words

Gut Bacteria

What ramifications has current research on the human microbiome yielded (besides pre- and probiotics)?

Among the ramifications of current human microbiota research perhaps nothing could be more important than to reconsider what it even means to be a human being, to acknowledge that our individual identity isn’t quite what we’ve thought all along, that instead of autonomous entities we’re each an ecosystem, i.e., super-organisms, entities so dynamic as to even fundamentally alter, albeit temporarily, when we just change our diet or even just travel, perhaps even a… 2,421 more words

Microbiota

What portion of our dietary calories do our gut bacteria consume?

‘What portion of our dietary calories do our gut bacteria consume? Our guts support a wide array of microorganisms. These must either survive off of our food, or off of bodily secretions made with energy from food (e.g. 1,231 more words

Microbiota

Eating Whole Grains Led to Modest Improvements in Gut Microbiota and Immune Response

In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota and certain immune responses. 1,001 more words

Food

Thinking about switching to a healthy diet? You might need to consult with your gut microbes first.

PREVIOUS DIETARY EXPERIENCE AND GUT MICROBIAL EXCHANGE WITH OTHER INDIVIDUALS HAVE IMPLICATIONS ON AFFECTING A PERSON’S RESPONSE TO NEW FIETS.

EATING HEALTHILY is at the top of the list for many of those setting New Year’s resolutions. 697 more words

Science Notebook

Surprising Link Between Depression, Anxiety, and Gut Health

Did you know your gut health may affect your mood and behavior? The belief that gut health is connected to mental well-being dates back more than a hundred years. 972 more words

Gut Health