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Diabetes and the Gut Microbiome

Admin Health / Lifestyle / Nutrition February 22, 2021

One of the ways your diet affects your health status is by modulating the composition of your gut microbiota. It has been found that normal gut microbiota affects the development of the immune system, nutrient absorption, tissue generation and bone homeostasis metabolism. Therefore, a well-balanced diet is responsible for the…

Weight Management and the Gut Microbiome

Admin Lifestyle February 5, 2021

Did you know that a healthy gut microbiome is an essential part of your weight management journey? We have a mutualistic relationship with our gut whereby our health can benefit from a diverse gut microbiome. Food is the main source of fuel for gut microbes; both food and our gut…

Does Geography Affect the Gut Microbiome?

Admin Lifestyle February 3, 2021

Populations that live in different regions of the world have varying taxonomic compositions. Geographical location has an impact on the microbial populations due to prominent differences in diet across geographic regions. The abundance of a certain enterotype varies from region to region, thus resulting in gut microbial differences. So YES,…

Smoking and the Gut Microbiome

Admin Lifestyle September 23, 2020

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Did you know that smoking, in addition to damaging lungs and the cardiovascular system, also harms the gut microbiome? The microbiome, the complex ecosystem of microbes living in your gut and influencing many disease…