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Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Risk of Diabetes by Altering Your Gut Microbiome

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Both artificial sweeteners and certain gut microbes have previously been linked to obesity, and according to the latest research, artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of diabetes by disrupting your intestinal microflora. According to the authors of the widely publicized study:1 “[W]e demonstrate that consumption of commonly used non-caloric artificial sweeteners

The Relationship Between Gut Health, Fat Cells and Chronic Illnesses Like Diabetes

Mercola Waking Times A wide array of health problems, including but not limited to obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, periodontal disease, stroke, and heart disease all have inflammation as a part of the disease. The majority of inflammatory diseases start in your gut. Chronic inflammation in your gut can disrupt the normal functioning of

Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain?

Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D., Green Med Info Waking Times Every functional medicine psychiatrist has case stories of the ‘probiotic cure’ – of a patient with debilitating symptoms, often obsessive compulsive range, whose symptoms remitted completely with dietary change and probiotic supplementation. Is this voodoo or is it based on a growing understanding of the role

Wheat May Promote Diabetes Through Disturbing Gut Flora

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times While it is not a commonly understood concept that wheat or gluten can cause blood sugar disorders, and certainly not as serious as type 1 diabetes, which involves the autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas, a sizable body of animal and human data points to

Simplifying Probiotics – A Path To Improving Your Gut Health

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Billions of beneficial bacteria, commonly referred to as probiotics, live in the human body. These bacteria are part of what keeps the body in balance in order to maintain overall good health. They reside in the human digestive system, specifically the intestinal tract also referred to as the gut, (as

Why Over 400 Species of Bacteria In Your Belly Right Now May Be The Key To Health or Disease

Karen Foster, Prevent Disease Waking Times Trillions of bacteria are hostile and can cause disease, while many others are friendly and have established a symbiotic, mutually beneficial relationship with us over the millennia. These friendly bacteria have also been referred to as “probiotics” and are being used increasingly by mainstream clinicians for both preventive and

Gut Biota Never Recover from Antibiotics: Damages Future Generations

Heidi Stevenson, Gaia Health Waking Times Emerging research shows that the harmful effects of antibiotics go much further than the development of drug resistant diseases. The beneficial bacteria lost to antibiotics, along with disease-inducing bacteria, do not fully recover. Worse, flora lost by a mother is also lost to her babies. The missing beneficial gut bacteria are likely

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times  Two studies published in the past six months reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria. Late last year, in an article titled Roundup Herbicide Linked to Overgrowth of Deadly Bacteria, we reported on

CDC’s ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Reveals Need for Natural Medicine

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times According to a recent CDC report titled, Lethal, Drug-resistant Bacteria Spreading in U.S. Healthcare Facilities, drug-resistant germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea, or CRE, are on the rise and resistant to all, or nearly all of the antibiotics within the conventional drug armamentarium. The CDC describe CRE bacteria as a “triple

Oil of Oregano Uses: Fight Super Bacteria, Prevent Cancer

Lisa Garber Waking Times We already know that there are numerous amazing oregano oil benefits to be experienced with the consumption of this amazing food, but that doesn’t stop researchers from finding more. Researchers from the University of Arizona have published new findings that carvacrol, a phenol of oregano oil, inactivates dangerous microbes and contaminants at levels

Probiotics Destroy Toxic Chemicals In Our Gut For Us

It is an awesome fact of nature that we have trillions of organisms within our body – containing completely foreign DNA – some of which break down toxic chemicals that we humans have created to kill other things, but are now killing us, e.g. pesticides. Who are these strange helpers?

 

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