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Blood-Sugar Metabolic Syndrome

Blood Sugar and Metabolism

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Recent articles in various journals have highlighted the challenge mere mortals have matching their metabolic needs with the foods they trust and like. When…

Metabolites, Health and Brain Function

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An Oct 2021 paper in BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health explored the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and mental wellbeing in school children[i].…

Artificial Sweeteners Damaging the Gut?

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Researchers from Cambridge have recently published a study indicating that #artificial #sweeteners, synthetic sugar substitutes that are often consumed in the diet, could be…

Sleep And The Gut Microbiome

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We all know that lack of #sleep can leave us with feelings of lethargy and in a bad mood, but if this becomes prolonged…

Microbiota and the Social Brain

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Many theories have been developed to explain why animals exhibit certain social behaviours, the impact of the #microbiota, however, has rarely been considered.  In…