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Unhappy gut: Signs of poor gut health you should not ignore

  • A poor gut health can put you at risk of getting many diseases. Here are signs to know if your gut is unhealthy.
You cannot reap the benefit of the food you eat unless you digest it properly.(Pixabay)
You cannot reap the benefit of the food you eat unless you digest it properly.(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 25, 2021 11:57 AM IST
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Are human gut microbiota, health and mortality connected? Yes, says new study

A recent study conducted by the University of Turku and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare shed light on the connection between gut microbiota in humans and health and mortality.
Study examines connection between human gut microbiota, health and mortality(Unsplash)
Study examines connection between human gut microbiota, health and mortality(Unsplash)
Published on May 16, 2021 12:17 PM IST
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ANI | , Turku

Red wine could be good for your digestive system, here’s why

Red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts, a marker of gastrointestinal health, than those who drink other alcohol.
Red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts.(Unsplash)
Red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 07:51 AM IST
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Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

World Tuberculosis Day: Anti-TB drugs can add to the risk of TB re-infection

In a recent study published in the Journal of Mucosal Immunology, researchers have shown that anti-TB drugs caused changes to gut microbiota, the diverse community of microbes living in human beings’ intestines, and increased susceptibility to Mtb infection.
A team of researchers found out the impact of anti-TB drugs on microbiome by treating mice with the most commonly used anti-TB drugs, isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide, for a period of eight weeks.(AP File)
A team of researchers found out the impact of anti-TB drugs on microbiome by treating mice with the most commonly used anti-TB drugs, isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide, for a period of eight weeks.(AP File)
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 07:50 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Natural curd for gut health and weight loss

Curd has been a staple in India for generations. It is the only fermented food considered sattvic (full of live-giving prana), according to Ayurveda texts, which tout it as the nutritional boost that helps treat disorders ranging from indigestion and fever to anorexia and infertility.
The biggest plus of yoghurt is its boosting gut health, improving nutrient absorption and lowers symptoms of diarrhoea.(Shutterstock)
The biggest plus of yoghurt is its boosting gut health, improving nutrient absorption and lowers symptoms of diarrhoea.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 03, 2019 03:05 PM IST
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Low-gluten, high-fibre diet helps in weight loss, reduces bloating

A new study shows that gluten-free diets can reduce bloating and help weight loss, but it’s not necessarily advised to opt for gluten-free products. Here’s why.
A lot of people are choosing a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance.(Unsplash)
A lot of people are choosing a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 03:08 PM IST
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Get your child to eat healthy throughout childhood for good gut health

The gut is home to a highly complex microbial community consisting of trillions of diverse tiny microorganisms, collectively called the microbiota. In a healthy state, these microorganisms work in harmony with the body to help digest food, generate and use energy and promote normal organ and immune function.
Here’s how you can ensure good gut health for your child.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how you can ensure good gut health for your child.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 11:50 AM IST
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Viruses with slower impact can change our body’s response to vaccines

The viruses alter the immune system and the gut microbiota in the host and that impacts how we respond to vaccines.
Here’s how viruses can change how our bodies react to vaccines.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how viruses can change how our bodies react to vaccines.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 06, 2018 11:08 AM IST
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Takeaway meals are putting you at risk of bowel disease

Eating canned foods that are packaged in plastic containers can increase your chances of developing inflammatory bowel disease, says a new study.
An endocrine-disrupting chemical is used in products such as water bottles as well as containers to store food and beverages.(Shutterstock)
An endocrine-disrupting chemical is used in products such as water bottles as well as containers to store food and beverages.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 12:19 PM IST
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Walnuts may reduce colorectal cancer risk by impacting gut bacteria

If you regularly eat walnuts, it could improve your gut health, which inturn would reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Consumption of walnuts can lead to better gut health.(Shutterstock)
Consumption of walnuts can lead to better gut health.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 04, 2018 04:49 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, Washington

Fruits, veggies & fish: A Mediterranean-style diet is good for your liver

A new study found that a diet rich in vegetables and fermented milk products such as yoghurt, along with coffee, tea and chocolate, is associated with a lower risk of hospitalisation in liver cirrhosis patients.
An antioxidant-rich Mediterranean diet has a protective effect not only in the early phases of chronic liver disease, but also in its more advanced phases, according to the study.(Getty Images)
An antioxidant-rich Mediterranean diet has a protective effect not only in the early phases of chronic liver disease, but also in its more advanced phases, according to the study.(Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 05:00 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Suffering from Type 2 diabetes? Go on a high-fibre diet for relief

Latest findings show that eating more of dietary fibres that promote a type of gut bacteria may help in the fight against Type 2 diabetes.
A diversified high-fibre diet can promote 15 strains of gut bacteria that provide energy to gut cells, reduce inflammation and help regulate hunger.(Shutterstock)
A diversified high-fibre diet can promote 15 strains of gut bacteria that provide energy to gut cells, reduce inflammation and help regulate hunger.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 09, 2018 04:23 PM IST
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