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Food, Friend or Foe: How Our Gut Recognizes Good from Bad

Think about the last time you ate an apple—from the apple’s perspective. Pulverized in your mouth and dunked in a cauldron of stomach acid, the fruit slowly passed through the intestine before its final, unceremonious exit. 402 more words

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How does breast milk affect the infant gut microbiome?

‘How does breast milk affect the infant gut microbiome?‘ Historically, breast milk has been assumed to perform two critical functions for the newborn and infants, a source of nutrition as well as for protection, the latter in the form of… 972 more words


Influence of Novel Highly Pathogenic #Avian #Influenza A (#H5N1) Virus Infection on Migrating Whooper #Swans Fecal #Microbiota (Front Cell Infect Microbiol., abstract)

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Feb 22;8:46. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00046. eCollection 2018.

Influence of Novel Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection on Migrating Whooper Swans Fecal Microbiota… 338 more words


Understanding fermentation and health

The growing area of study linking human microbiota to health and wellbeing is seeing the development of new learning opportunities. The extent to which microorganisms on our skin and in our bodies meditate our lived experience can be understood through a free Coursera module, … 296 more words


Understanding gut health

Understanding gut health; 1 the basics

The scientific investigation of gut bacteria and its relationship to wellbeing is at a very early stage. There are discoveries every week that support, coexist with or contradict earlier findings. 375 more words


Free course; bacteria and your health

So what’s the big deal about the fermentation of food and drink? Why is there such an interest in it now when it’s been around for thousands of years? 306 more words

Fermented Food