Diet and Microbiome-Day and Night

Diet and Microbiome-Day and Night

More research on gut bacteria, or microbiome, continues to connect the dots in how our bodies react to what we eat. The latest research compares the western diet, otherwise known as a high fat diet, to a normal one and the impact it has on circadian rhythm. Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center […]

Gut Inflammation And Food Additives

Gut Inflammation And Food Additives

In my last post, I talked about intestinal inflammation caused by TNF. Now, another research study has proposed that inflammation is also caused by food additives, such as emulsifiers that alter the intestinal environment (microbiome). Emulsifiers, according to Encyclopedia Britannica are “any of numerous chemical additives that encourage the suspension of one liquid in another… […]

Crohn’s Disease- Diet and Nutrition, Medicine of Choice

Crohn’s Disease- Diet and Nutrition, Medicine of Choice

With so many people concerned about their diet, it is no surprise that research continues on how to treat disease with the foods we eat, or don’t eat. The intestines and their inhabitants, our bacteria, or microbiome, have a tremendous impact on our immune system. Researchers at Newcastle University in England and University of Michigan […]