"Researchers have found that beta-glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeasts may 'enhance the effect of anticancer chemotherapy or radiation therapy and have a positive effect on the survival and quality of life of cancer patients.' "
University Communication, University of Nebraska, by Deann Gayman
“The gut microbiome, so to speak, is this collection of hundreds of trillions of microorganisms — most of them bacteria — that live in our gastrointestinal tract. And they form a very complex ecosystem that does a number of things that contributes to our health and our wellness. For example, the microbiome plays a major role in training our immune system.”
“Published in ‘Gut’, the study found that associations between gut microbiota composition, levels of cytokines and inflammatory markers in patients with COVID-19 suggest that the gut microbiome is involved in COVID-19 severity, possibly via modulating host immune responses.”