Month: March 2022

Microbiome, Stress and Anxiety

March 21st, 2022 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog posts Microbiome and COVID-19 and Food for the Microbiome you’ll realise the power of the microbiome to affect many aspects of health. You’ll also be aware that what we eat affects the balance of organisms in the microbiome. Here we’ll look at the interactions between the gut microbiome and brain health, in ...

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The Microbiome and COVID-19

March 14th, 2022 | Posted in Info

Although COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, there is strong evidence suggesting that the gut is involved. Associations between gut microbiota composition and levels of inflammatory markers in patients with COVID-19 suggest that the gut microbiome affects the severity of the disease. A study conducted by researchers at King's College ...

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Foods for the Microbiome

March 7th, 2022 | Posted in Info

Microbiomes are communities of micro-organisms living in and on the bodies of all living things. The mouth, gut and skin all have their own microbiomes which consist of a mix of beneficial and potentially harmful bacteria that change constantly in response to local conditions. They can affect their host's health in many ways. A diverse microbiome ...

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