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Supplements in pregnancy could cut kids’ allergy risk

Women who take fish oil supplements and probiotics in later pregnancy – and during breastfeeding – may reduce their child’s risk of food allergy and eczema, according to new research.

28 March, 2018

Non-antibiotic drugs can harm the microbiome

Worrying new research shows that non-antibiotic drugs can kill the good bacteria commonly found in a healthy gut, and also contribute to antibiotic resistance.

21 March, 2018

Big implications for how salt interacts with gut bacteria

Excess dietary salt interacts with common bacteria in the gut with implications for the development of not only hypertension but certain autoimmune diseases as well.

31 January, 2018

Exercise benefits gut health independent of diet

Two new studies have shown that regular aerobic exercise can improve gut health, and therefore overall health, whether or not you change your diet.

12 December, 2017

Açaí fruit feeds a healthy gut

Açai, the small palm fruit from the Brazilian amazon, is very rich in antioxidants which can survive the digestive process intact, to become a prebiotic food for beneficial gut bacteria.

9 November, 2017

Rosehip supplement fights off post-partum UTIs

Researchers in Iran have discovered that a supplement of rosehip powder is an effective way to reduce the rate of urinary tract infections after caesarean surgery.

30 October, 2017

Dietary polyphenols promote health through the gut

Dietary polyphenols found ineveryday foods such as onions, green tea, red wine and cacao support good gut health, which in turn supports the health of the entire body.

12 October, 2017

Omega-3 linked to better gut health

Move over probiotics…getting more omega-3 as part of a healthy diet has been shown to improve the diversity of the gut microbiome too.

18 September, 2017

Unique ‘sugars’ in breastmilk help babies fight disease

Human breastmilk contains unique sugars which, scientists have discovered, have potent antimicrobial properties against bacteria that can harm infants.

25 August, 2017

Zinc lozenges cut cold duration by 1/3

Widely available over the counter, new research shows that zinc lozenges could cut the duration of your cold by 33% – though heed this advice.

17 May, 2017