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Gut microbiota, inflammation and immunity
Scientific research continues to emphasize the importance intestinal microbiome plays in the health and immunity of the host organism. The food we consume is metabolized by the gut microbiota into small molecules that we absorb. Over the past decade, a dysbiosis in the composition of gut microbiota has been found in patients suffering from inflammatory […]
Psychiatry and the Gut: The Role of Microbiota in Mood Disorders
The community of bacteria and their genetic material also known as the human microbiome has been estimated to 100 trillion in the human gut alone. Gut microbiota contribute to a normal, healthy state of homeostasis in the human organism. The human body provides habitat and nutrition for the microbiota which in return provide beneficial effects […]
Food for thought: How gut microbes change your mind
A lifelong symbiotic relationship exists between bacteria and the human body. Varied bacterial composition early in life is essential for normal brain development. Consequently, biotic imbalance acts as a predisposing factor for a number of brain disorders. The basic microbiome composition is acquired during birth via the birth canal. If a child is born through […]