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Gut health and digestion

Gut health and digestion

It has been long known that microorganisms in the human gut play an important role in digestive health. Moreover, recent research indicates that gut bacteria may relate to wider aspects of health, including obesity and metabolic health.


For us all

Coeliac disease

27 March 2019

Coeliac disease is caused by a reaction of the immune system to gluten. If you suffer from this, know that you can make a full recovery by following a gluten-free diet!


CIRCLES kick-starts: from research on microbes to healthy diets

18 December 2018

The project CIRCLES kick-offs in Bologna, Italy and aims to enhance the sustainability of our food systems and health by unleashing the microbiomes potential.


Gut microbiota’s effect on physical and mental health (MyNewGut)

17 December 2018

Disrupting our gut microbiota may be dangerous for our health, but why? How can we prevent disease? Discover what MyNewGut has to report after 5 years of research.


Are zinc levels in tinned tuna ‘wreaking havoc’ on your gut?

24 April 2018

Current zinc levels in canned foods are considered safe and do not exceed the recommended daily intake. 


Fermented foods for health?

22 August 2017

Fermented foods have been consumed for centuries across the globe. Recently, they have become trendy. What exactly are fermented foods? Are they good for our health?


What is The Role of Gut Bacteria in Human Health?

16 October 2013

It has been long known that microorganisms in the human gut play an important role in digestive health. However, more recent research indicates that gut bacteria may relate to wider aspects of health, including obesity and metabolic health.


Gut health: The role of bacteria, probiotics and prebiotics

15 February 2012

The past decade has seen great advances in our understanding of the role of gut bacteria, probiotics and prebiotics in promoting human health and disease. A review published by a team of North American and European researchers...


Saliva: What Does It Do and What Is Made Of?

30 December 2010

Our saliva is ninety-nine per cent water. Yet, the remaining one per cent contains numerous important substances. Find out more about their purposes here.