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5 things you should do every day for your gut health, according to a gastroenterologist

5 things you should do every day for your gut health, according to a gastroenterologist

a collage of blooming flowers inside an illustration of an intestine Getty Images Taking care of your gut health can be tricky. When your microbiome—the neighborhood of trillions of bacteria living in your gut—is out of balance, the results can affect your sleep, weight, and even digestion, among other things. What you eat can influence …

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Peanuts, Herbs and Spices May Positively Impact Gut Microbiome – Neuroscience News

Summary: Consuming an ounce of peanuts or adding a teaspoon of herbs and spices to your daily diet positively impacts the health of your gut bacteria and improves immune function. Source: Penn State Adding an ounce of peanuts or about a teaspoon of herbs and spices to your diet daily may affect the composition of …

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Gut microbiome at center of Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis – Neuroscience News

Summary: In addition to previous research on the link between the gut-brain axis and Parkinson’s disease, researchers have found that the gut microbiome is involved in multiple pathways in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease. Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates that the gut microbiome is …

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Gut microbes influence excessive consumption of sugary treats – Neuroscience News

Summary: The absence of certain intestinal bacteria causes mice to gorge on sugary and appetizing foods. When the bacteria is restored, the desire to binge on sweet foods decreases and normal eating habits resume. Source: CalTech You just wanted to grab a single Oreo as a snack, but then you find yourself coming back for …

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