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August 27, 2014
"... children today are being exposed to fewer bacteria than they were in the past, and they are suffering more allergies..."
January 23, 2018
Microbiome manipulation: Could fibre-rich muesli help fight arthritis and other autoimmune conditions?
"A diet rich in fibre could aid chronic inflammatory joint diseases, leading to stronger bones through the increased production of short-chain fatty acids in the microbiome, say researchers."
June 24, 2014
"Now, researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have identified the structures that serve as the foundation for the development of the human intestinal immune system."
October 5, 2014
"Growing evidence suggests that changes in the microbiome composition may contribute to development of diseases ranging from cancer to chronic inflammatory disorders such as multiple sclerosis."
February 7, 2018
Microbiome-host systems interactions: Protective effects of propionate upon the blood-brain barrier.
"Together, these results suggest gut-derived microbial metabolites interact with the BBB, representing a fourth facet of the gut-brain axis that warrants further attention."
March 1, 2015
ScientificAmerican.com, by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
". . . the bacteria that seem most anti-inflammatory—including the clostridial clusters—often specialize in fermenting soluble fiber. Fermentation produces various metabolites, including butyrate, acetate and propionate . . . "
November 12, 2015
NutraIngredients.com by Louisa Richards
"It is incredibly exciting to see the link between the gut microbiota and various dietary fibers, which can help us develop more individualised dietary guidelines."
August 13, 2018
"Recent efforts focus on the implementation of whole grains and ProBiotein."
December 17, 2014
NutraIngredients-Asia.com, by RJ Whitehead
“Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers”
September 3, 2015
NutraIngredients-USA.com, by Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn
"'Therefore, it may be a favourable approach to choose fibre-rich foods to prevent elevated blood pressure,' they wrote in the British Journal of Nutrition."
May 6, 2014
NutraIngredients-USA.com, by Maggie Fox
"The present findings are consistent with those on the connection between gut microbiota, inflammation, and homeostasis, and their role in the pathogenesis of obesity and related disorders, as well as with the findings on the relationship of diet and gut microbiota with homeostasis, as investigated in experimental models of diet-induced obesity"
March 7, 2018
Wheat-derived arabinoxylan oligosaccharides with bifidogenic properties abolishes metabolic disorders induced by western diet in mice
"Therefore, this is the first study suggesting that wheat bran-derived AXOS is effective to counteract obesity instead of preventing it as previously shown elsewhere."
February 17, 2016
NewHope.com, by Shara Rutberg
"Researchers recently revealed that alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which has an essential role in the cellular power plant mitochondria, can kick start the enzyme that lengthens the telomeres."
January 24, 2017
TheCork.ie by Tom O'Sullivan
"FOS/GOS treatment also reduced chronic stress-induced elevations in stress hormones and immune factors in addition to stress-induced depressive-like and anxiety-like behavior."
December 17, 2016
MindBodyGreen.com, by Dr. Eva Zasloff
"So an essential part of the first few months of a baby's life is establishing a healthy bacterial environment in areas like the skin and the gut."
January 19, 2017
HSNewsbeat.uw.edu, by Michael McCarthy
". . . researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine report that they have developed a novel method that reveals how much individual bacterial species contribute to disease-associated functional imbalances in the microbiome."