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Prebiotics and Eczema Risk – Implications for Autism ?

Prebiotics May Cut Eczema Risk in Infants http://www.medpagetoday.com/AllergyImmunology/Allergy/38132 Full Text at Link Published: Mar 28, 2013 By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, … Continue reading

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Probiotics as Therapeutic Treatment in Obesity and Insulin Resistance

Study examines therapeutic bacteria’s ability to prevent obesity http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/07/bacteria-prevent-obesity/ A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate, Gut Microbes and Anti-Inflammatory Compounds

The precise reason for the health benefits of dark chocolate: mystery solved http://www.acs.org Presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. DALLAS, March 18, 2014 — The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but … Continue reading

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Putting Pigs on a Diet

Changing Pigs’ Diets Alters the Gut Microbiota http://www.asm.org/index.php/news-room/tip0612c.html Including chicory in cereal-based diets of pigs results in profound changes in gut micro-environment, morphology, and microbial population of pigs, according to a study in the June 2012 Applied and Environmental Microbiology. … Continue reading

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