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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #14

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #14

Cool Research

There is now compelling evidence for a link between enteric microbiota and brain function.

New therapies for IBS are looking at treating low-grade inflammation.

Scientists have a new clue in the “hows” of the super-agers and how they are staying mentally sharp as they age.

Prebiotics have been demonstrated to have beneficial neurobiological effects in rats.

Scientists are studying the potential benefits of probiotics on food allergies.

Testing synbiotic sorbets.

Infant gut microbiota composition.

Interesting Blog Posts and Articles

Are our guts the key to health and happiness?

A healthy gut could add years to your life.

Probiotics can have a positive effect on the symptoms of diabetes.

Mushrooms and other fungi act as prebiotics and benefit our microbiome.

Ways to shake the sugar habit.

7 ways to beat stress to soothe and heal our gut.

Melatonin is good for the gut.

Our increasing knowledge about the gut and its microbiome is helping improve our medicine.

Almost everything we’ve been told about “unhealthy” foods is wrong.

Podcasts and Videos I Enjoyed

The role of nutrition in mental health.

What is IBS, what causes it, and what can you do for it?

Recipe Repository

Kefir is one of the best natural food sources of probiotics, so why not make your own?

And, once you know how to make kefir, you can make your own probiotic soda!

A guacamole recipe with a good dose of natural probiotics.

Here’s a great shrub (the drink, not the plant!) recipe with vanilla and pear.


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