Microbiome

IntegrativePractitioner.com feature content on the human microbiome and the role of microbes in overall health.

February 12, 2019

A Western diet high in fat and sugar may put someone at greater risk of developing severe sepsis, according to a new study by a researcher at

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February 5, 2019

Research in mice suggests that fermentation of flaxseed fibers in the gut changes the microbiota to improve metabolic health and protect against

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February 4, 2019

Large molecules from dietary fiber, called polymers, can physically influence the environment in the small intestine by causing solid particles to

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January 31, 2019

A new study published in the journal Nutrients found that a vegan diet helps to promote beneficial gut hormones that are responsible for

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January 25, 2019

Microbes are often seen as pathogens that cause disease and antibiotics have been used successfully to combat these foreign invaders. In reality,

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January 15, 2019

Millions of people suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) worldwide, either in the form of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, and few

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January 8, 2019

A high-fat diet may be bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it's harmful may differ between the sexes, according to a study

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January 2, 2019

The gut microbiome, the world of microbes that inhabit the human intestinal tract, has captured the interest of scientists and clinicians for its

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