Human Microbiome

Important Points: Microbiome Bacteria Storage Human Microbiome We traditionally think of bacteria as dirty, something we want to keep outside of our bodies.  Intestinal bacteria are very important for digestion; they break complex fiber polysaccharides (sugar molecules connected to each other) into simple absorbable sugars by a process called fermentation, converting nutrients into calories.  The… Continue reading Human Microbiome

What can you eat to improve your gut flora and reduce inflammation?

Important Points: Gastro Intestinal tract (GI) Inflammation Gut flora Gut bacteria Microbiome Balance What can you eat to improve your gut flora and reduce inflammation? Your gut microbiome is made up of trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms — both friendly and unfriendly. Maintaining the right balance of bacteria in your gut is believed to… Continue reading What can you eat to improve your gut flora and reduce inflammation?

What Can You Eat To Improve Your Gut Flora, And Reduce Inflammation?

Your gut microbiome is made up of trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms — both friendly and unfriendly. Maintaining the right balance of bacteria in your gut is believed to improve digestion, reduce inflammation, decrease anxiety, and even improve brain function and mood. A healthy balance of gut bacteria is also said to boost metabolism,… Continue reading What Can You Eat To Improve Your Gut Flora, And Reduce Inflammation?

Optimal Gut and Intestinal Microbiota In The Prevention Of Metabolic Inflammation

If Hippocrates the father of modern medicine is to be believed, “All disease begins in the gut”. The gastrointestinal tract with its microbiota is a complex, open, and integrated ecosystem. It is widely accepted that healthy gut microbiota is essential for optimal health. Imbalance in the gut flora could lead to one being vulnerable to… Continue reading Optimal Gut and Intestinal Microbiota In The Prevention Of Metabolic Inflammation

Microbiome

A change in diet should be the first step for treating inflammatory bowel diseases, like Crohn’s and other human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This is quite similar to canine chronic enteropathy (CE). In a study published in the journal Microbiome, researchers investigated the connection between a prescription diet, the gut microbiome, and successful entry into… Continue reading Microbiome