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Exercise benefits gut health independent of diet

Two new studies have shown that regular aerobic exercise can improve gut health, and therefore overall health, whether or not you change your diet.

12 December, 2017

Açaí fruit feeds a healthy gut

Açai, the small palm fruit from the Brazilian amazon, is very rich in antioxidants which can survive the digestive process intact, to become a prebiotic food for beneficial gut bacteria.

9 November, 2017

Rosehip supplement fights off post-partum UTIs

Researchers in Iran have discovered that a supplement of rosehip powder is an effective way to reduce the rate of urinary tract infections after caesarean surgery.

30 October, 2017

Dietary polyphenols promote health through the gut

Dietary polyphenols found ineveryday foods such as onions, green tea, red wine and cacao support good gut health, which in turn supports the health of the entire body.

12 October, 2017

Omega-3 linked to better gut health

Move over probiotics…getting more omega-3 as part of a healthy diet has been shown to improve the diversity of the gut microbiome too.

18 September, 2017

Unique ‘sugars’ in breastmilk help babies fight disease

Human breastmilk contains unique sugars which, scientists have discovered, have potent antimicrobial properties against bacteria that can harm infants.

25 August, 2017

Zinc lozenges cut cold duration by 1/3

Widely available over the counter, new research shows that zinc lozenges could cut the duration of your cold by 33% – though heed this advice.

17 May, 2017

Common virus may be the trigger for celiac disease

Infection with a common but otherwise harmless virus, can trigger the immune system response to gluten that leads to celiac disease.

7 April, 2017

Maple syrup gives antibiotics a boost

Adding a maple syrup compound to antibiotics vastly improves their efficiency – and could help cut down on antibiotic overuse.

5 April, 2017

Vitamin D could dramatically reduce cold and flu incidence

More than three million people across the UK could reduce their risk of colds or flu every year if everyone received adequate daily or weekly levels of vitamin D, according a new report.

16 February, 2017