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Good Bacteria

New findings have pinpointed a correlation between your mouth bacteria and your gut health. Each day, you swallow over a litre of water and with it washes down all the bacteria you harbor in your mouth. Some of those bacteria are bad for your gut, and might trigger different health problems including Crohn’s and other […]

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As researchers dive into the rich and complex world of gut bacteria, they’re digging up interesting (but maybe not surprising) results. Like: the secret of aging might be in your stomach. People who are healthy in their 90s have similar bacteria colonies to people in their 30s. While some people are lucky enough to inherit […]

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While there’s now lots of evidence showing weight is strongly tied to gut bacteria, the research into just exactly how that works is still pouring in. One new study has found that the wrong sort of bacteria can change how your gastrointestinal tract perceives where you are in your circadian rhythm, and can really mess […]

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The rabbit hole of research into the good bacteria that make up your gut is getting deeper. There’s a strong link between what bacteria (and in what proportions) are in your gut and chronic fatigue syndrome. In fact, the link is clear enough that the research may lead to a better diagnostic tool by allowing […]

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The more you take antibiotics, the more you kill off the diversity of your protective good bacteria, and a new study suggests that doing so will later increase your risk of developing pre-cancerous bowel polyps. The study didn’t look at how many polyps went on to become cancer, and correlation isn’t definitive causation. But numerous […]

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