What Does “Gut Diversity” Mean?

If you know a thing or two about gut bacteria (and chances are you do if you’re reading this) then…

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Need a Good Reason to Get Out More? Being Social Benefits Your Gut

Not only have previous studies linked frequent social interaction to improvements in heart health, mood and overall quality of life,…

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Is Stress Wiping Out Your Good Bacteria?

More than 100 trillion microbes live and work in harmony inside the human body (mainly in the gut) to help…

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Stanford Study Opens New Doors to Exploring Gut Diversity

Stanford University geneticists teamed up with their colleagues in the computer science department and came up with a pretty cool…

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Lack of Gut Diversity in Infants Linked to Asthma Risk

A study shows babies may be more susceptible to chronic respiratory issues as they grow older because of a lack…

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Study Links Gut Bacteria to Toddlers’ Behavior

What do those terrible twos have to do with gut bacteria? More than parents may think, say researchers from Ohio…

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Is Too Much Junk Food Destroying Our Good Bacteria?

Junk food is just what it sounds like: food with little or no nutritional value—mainly fast food and packaged snacks…

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Americans Lack Gut Diversity, and Why it Matters

Science tells us we are all more microbe than human, and each of us has a unique collection of bacterial…

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Exercise May Be Good for Your Gut (Bacteria)

The human digestive tract is home to more than 100 trillion bacteria, the majority of which are good bacteria called…

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