Oral Bacteria May Provide Link To Pancreatic Cancer Risk

 A small study published in the journal 'Gut' has indicated that certain types of mouth bacteria some of which are linked to gum disease are associated with the       development of pancreatic cancer. This interesting finding helps move us further forward in finding clues to stop the progress of one of the … [Read more...]

Vitamin D May Have A Role To Play In Gut Health

The digestive tract contains trillions of bacteria to help us digest food, produce certain nutrients and to keep bad bacteria in check. Recently scientists have discovered that vitamin D appears to have a role to play in gut health by helping to govern the activity of gut bacteria, responding to their cues and by sometimes counteracting their … [Read more...]

High Sugar Diet Causes Changes in Gut Bacteria Increasing Risk Of Obesity

A growing body of evidence is showing that bacteria in the gut play a big role in weight management. Recent research has now shown that the consumption of large amounts of sugar in the diet can alter the composition of the bacteria making weight gain more likely. 90% of bacteria in the gut fall into two main categories - bateroidetes and … [Read more...]

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