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Beyond Probiotics: 3 Incredible Tools for Healing the Gut Biome

The gut-brain connection, L. reuteri yogurt, redox minerals, elimination diets, and more cutting-edge methods for total gut optimization Keenan Eriksson, May 2, 2019 https://medium.com/better-humans/beyond-probiotics-3-powerful-tools-for-healing-the-gut-biome-7a105d3b621a

Scientists Find a Possible Link Between Gut Bacteria and Depression

A new study identifies bacteria in the microbiome that could produce neurotransmitters and potentially influence activity in the brain The human microbiome—a collection of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses commingling in the gut and intestines—has been linked to a wide range of human health conditions, including digestive health and the prevention of autoimmune diseases. Some…

Gut Bacteria May Offer a Treatment for Autism

A common probiotic holds the key https://medium.com/@the_economist/gut-bacteria-may-offer-a-treatment-for-autism-33e7cb905947 Autism affects people’s social behaviour and communication, and may impair their ability to learn things. All this is well known. Less familiar to most, though, are the gastrointestinal problems associated with the condition. The intestines of children with autism often harbour bacteria different from those in the guts of…

Organophosphorus pesticide chlorpyrifos intake promotes obesity and insulin resistance through impacting gut and gut microbiota

https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-019-0635-4 Yiran Liang†, Jing Zhan†, Donghui Liu, Mai Luo, Jiajun Han, Xueke Liu, Chang Liu, Zheng Cheng, Zhiqiang Zhou and Peng WangEmail authorView ORCID ID profile †Contributed equallyMicrobiome20197:19 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-019-0635-4 ©  The Author(s). 2019 Published: 11 February 2019 Abstract Background Disruption of the gut microbiota homeostasis may induce low-grade inflammation leading to obesity-associated diseases. A major protective mechanism is to use the multi-layered mucus structures to keep a safe distance between gut epithelial cells and microbiota. To investigate whether pesticides…