The make-up of bacteria in our guts – and the metabolites they produce – have a dramatic impact on the way fat is processed and distributed, say UK researchers who believe altering our microbiome could be a way to help fight obesity ‘within a decade’.
In a study that advances the state of evidence for the gut-brain connection, scientists in Colorado have shown that prebiotics and other fractions derived from human milk can reduce anxiety in juvenile rats and induce other changes in the brain.
A new probiotic-based personalized nutrition company, Thryve, has hit the market. We spoke with founder and CEO Richard Lin about how he started the company and what void he wanted to fill in the thriving probiotics category.
There is evidence that when food-microbe interactions are broken, conditions such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) can develop, but underlying factors are still unclear. One McMaster University researcher has won a grant to study the relationship...