Gut Health News

Gut health news is making big headlines these days, with multiple studies conducted at prestigious universities underscoring the fundamental link between gut health and a host of illnesses. All these studies share a common premise: To be well, one must have a healthy gut.

 

gut health news“Approaches to studying and manipulating the enteric microbiome to improve autism symptoms,” Microbial Ecology in Health & Disease 2015, Vol 26 Article on Health of the Microbiome

May 3, 2015 Great Gut Extinction: Has modern life destroyed our health? International team of scientist study on gut health
BBC – Article findings support the belief that modern Western diets – which are high in fat and sugar and low in fiber – are bad for us.A two-week diet swap experiment hints at just how damaging a Western diet might be to our guts.

Articles in this special issue of Gastroenterology evaluate immunology, biological mechanisms and clinical studies of foods and food-related diseases for all the major topic areas, including food allergies, celiac disease, non-celiac wheat sensitivity, carbohydrate (FODMAP) intolerance in relation to irritable bowel syndrome, cancer, obesity and brain-gut interactions.
PUBLIC RELEASE: 27-APR-2015 Gastroenterology Special Issue confirms: You are what you eat

Study Suggests Diet Soda May Lead To Belly Fat. Critics Aren’t So Sure.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/03/17/is-there-really-a-link-between-diet-soda-and-belly-fat

Changes in gut microbiota appear to be associated with the onset of type 1 diabetes, according to findings published in Cell, Host & Microbe.
http://www.healio.com/endocrinology/diabetes/news/online/%7B2589eff2-ab62-4746-9be5-17b5129122a4%7D/gut-microbiota-shifts-likely-precede-type-1-diabetes-onset

World’s number one herbicide ‘Glyphosate’ is now found in breast milk of women across America:
http://seattleorganicrestaurants.com/vegan-whole-food/popular-weedkiller-herbicide-roundup-glyphosate-in-breast-milk-of-american-women.php#sthash.j3uzTykr.dpuf

Among gut microbes, strains, not just species, matter
First large-scale analysis completed of intra-species genetic variation in the gut’s resident organisms
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uowh-igm012615.php

Could Balancing Our Gut Bacteria Be the Key to Unlocking RA?
http://www.healthline.com/health-news/could-balancing-gut-bacteria-be-key-to-unlocking-ra-012715

Immune System Reset May Halt Multiple Sclerosis Progression
http://www.nih.gov/researchmatters/january2015/01122015reset.htm

Immune System Promotes Digestive Health by Fostering Community of “Good” Gut Bacteria
http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/abstract/S1931-3128(14)00463-6

One Scientist’s Race to Help Microbes Help You
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/01/18/377764728/one-scientists-race-to-help-microbes-help-you

Gut Health News: A Registered Dietitian’s Tips for Improving Gut Health
http://www.newsobserver.com/living/food-drink/article10220684.html

Gut Health Linked to Lower MS Risk in Women
http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Gut-bacteria-linked-to-lower-MS-risk-in-women/?utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20-Jan-2015&c=rYNDr1OfiwsLOlNQyzeq6gld3G4cSzTU

How the Body Maintains a Healthy Balance of Good Gut Bacteria
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/15/gut-bacteria-health_n_6473198.html.

Yeast-devouring Gut Bacterium May Provide New Crohn’s Treatments
http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201501/could-gut-bacteria-help-us-digest-beer-bread-fight-disease

Swedish study proves that a gluten free diet is slow to improve the gut function of celiac disease patients with persistent issues of nutrient absorption a year out from diet changes! Even in CD patients that have been off gluten for many years, symptoms of gluten sensitivity persist!
http://www.glutenfreeliving.com/study-sessions/healthy-gut-microbes-restored-after-a-year-on-the-gluten-free-diet/

Gut Health News: Arthritis Tied to Gut Bacteria
http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Health-News/arthritis-gut-bacteria-rheumatoid/2015/01/12/id/618125/