Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

Category Archives: Digestion

Excessive Nutrients May Increase Incidence of Bowel Diseases Digestion, General, Well-being

Darmerkrankungen

Chronic bowel diseases such as Crohn‘s disease or ulcerative colitis continue to rise. Speculations and explanations regarding the causes of these lifestyle diseases (also known as “environmental diseases”) abound. Scientists at Kiel University have recently put forward a new theory explaining the onset of such lifestyle diseases, referred to as the “overfeeding hypothesis”. According to

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Detrimental Influences of Antibiotics on Gut Flora and Good Bacteria Body, Digestion, General

Antibiotika

Antibiotics are effective against harmful bacteria in the body, but not only against these: Destroyed are not only pathogens (i.e. bacteria with disease-causing properties), but also bacteria which are useful, harmless, and occasionally very important for our health. Gut bacteria, in particular, are seriously affected during treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Recently, a group of researchers

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Bacteria Are Effective against Diabetes and Old-Age Diseases Digestion, General, Overweight, Well-being

Diabetes

The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to specific diseases. As we advance in years, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, or adult-onset diabetes, for example, become increasingly more frequent. In experiments on mice and monkeys, US scientists have now found that insulin resistance, a cause of diabetes, can be reversed using good and healthy bacteria. German

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Giulia Enders: Gut – The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ Body, Digestion, Stomach

Darm mit Charme

Several years ago, Giulia Enders, then a medical student, provided us with an insight into our innermost places, in particular the digestive organ, in her bestselling book “Gut – The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ”. The book is not only an entertaining and well-informed read, it also has an exiting previous history,

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