27 March 2019
Coeliac disease (also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy or coeliac sprue) is a condition of the small intestine caused by a complex immunological response provoked by gluten. Gluten is a storage protein found in wheat and other cereals like rye and barley. Coeliac disease manifests as an array of debilitating symptoms but by following an appropriate gluten-free diet, sufferers can make a full recovery.
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.
17 December 2018
EU project MyNewGut presents its research findings on the role played by the gut microbiota on physical and mental health, at their final conference in Brussels.
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.
24 April 2018
Current zinc levels in canned foods are considered safe and do not exceed the recommended daily intake.
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?
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.
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...
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.