The gut has a greater say in brain health than thought earlier

Summary: There is mounting evidence that the gut-brain axis plays a broader role in health. It also appears to have much influence on the brain health. The gut has more neurons than the spinal cord, producing numerous hormones, neurohormones, and neuropeptides. The gut produces 95% of serotonin. Additionally, the vagal nerve that innervates the gut… Continue reading The gut has a greater say in brain health than thought earlier

Does Gut Microbiota Fuel Metabolic Inflammation and Dysregulation?

Given that obesity and associated disorder type II diabetes mellitus have reached epidemic proportions worldwide, the development of efficient prevention and therapeutic interventions is a global public health interest. There is now a large body of evidence suggesting that the micro-organisms colonizing the human gut, known as gut microbiota, play a central role in human… Continue reading Does Gut Microbiota Fuel Metabolic Inflammation and Dysregulation?