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With the growing focus on the human microbiome there has been a profound shift in our understanding of the role of the gut in health and disease.

Dec 21, 15

Vehemently defended by both sides of the fence, the debate for and against fluoridated water has been raging for over 50 years.

Dec 20, 15

A recent meta-analysis published in June of 2015 has shown that saccharomyces boulardii is an effective intervention in the reduction of risk of antibiotic associated diarrhoea (AAD) in both children and adults. 

Dec 18, 15

Did you know that exercising in the heat causes digestive stress? As a result, the walls of the intestines become weaker, allowing harmful bacteria from the digestive tract to leak into the bloodstream.

Dec 15, 15

Adequate intake of vitamin K is linked to improved cognition and better behaviour performance in older adults, according to an observational cross-sectional study.

Dec 14, 15

Adverse reactions are common to many food additives...these are the scourges that cause behavioural changes in children, exacerbating ADHD and triggering asthma.

Dec 10, 15

Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is widely distributed throughout the central nervous system (CNS) and is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. Reduced GABA levels, or impaired GABA function, in the brain has been linked to psychiatric and neurological disorders including anxiety, depression, insomnia and epilepsy.

Dec 08, 15

Gluten-related pathologies range from immune-mediated conditions, such as coeliac disease and wheat allergy, to non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. In either instance, symptoms can range from localised to systemic and may easily be misdiagnosed as seemingly unrelated to their underlying cause: gluten intolerance.

Dec 07, 15

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