Month: March 2023

Sleep and the Microbiome

March 22nd, 2023 | Posted in Info

Sleep is a universal need in all animals and is essential for the maintenance and recovery of many body systems, including metabolic, immunological and neuro-behavioural functions (1). Sleep deprivation is increasingly common in modern society due to jet lag, shift work, delayed bedtimes and the 24 hour society. Sleep disturbances are ...

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Meditation and the Microbiome

March 13th, 2023 | Posted in Info

Research in recent years has confirmed that the gut microbiota can influence many aspects of mental and physical health through the microbiota–gut–brain axis. It’s also known that meditation, can positively impact the regulation of an individual’s physical and mental health. Now there is research to show that meditation may influence the ...

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Exercise and the Microbiome

March 6th, 2023 | Posted in Info

The Microbiome ~ It’s Not Just What You Eat The gastrointestinal tract contains trillions of microbes, known as the gut microbiota or microbiome. The balance and diversity of specific families of bacteria support many aspects of health, while other organisms are associated with adverse health outcomes.  When gut bacterial diversity diminishes ...

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