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gut bacteria

Red wine—a microbiome fertilizer?

The occasional glass of your favorite vintage could help diversify the good bacteria in your gut.

It’s all about the gut

Explore the link between digestive health and chronic disease.

Is a health secret hiding in your infant’s diapers?

People with diabetes, obesity, autoimmune disorders and cancers frequently have fewer short-chain fatty acids. Increasing them may be helpful for restoring a normal gut environment.

Can eating crickets boost your health?

A bug's life—edible insects are nutritious and often surprisingly delicious.

Are you a prospective poop donor?

Fecal transplants are used to treat infection with Clostridium difficile, an opportunistic bacteria that can cause death if it gains a foothold in the gut.

You and your pooch may have similar tummy bacteria

Changes in protein and carbohydrate levels in the diet had similar effects on the gut microbiomes of both dogs and humans.

Gut bacteria changes after some weight-loss surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Common food nutrient tied to risky blood clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk.

Gut bacteria need ZZZs

Get too little sleep and it could alter the balance of your belly's bacteria.

Gut bacteria may hold clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

Intestinal colonies differ in those with this condition, bolstering the notion that the disorder isn't a psychological problem.

Seeding my baby? What’s that about?

Microbiomes passed along to your baby at birth are critical in strengthening long-term health and immunity.

Diabetes drug improves gut bacteria

Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels.

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