Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

Category Archives: Well-being

Using Bacteria to Prevent Colds Well-being

As autumn brings cold and damp weather, the flu season is imminent – in addition to the ongoing corona pandemic – and people increasingly inquire about natural ways to prevent colds and infections. Unfortunately and misleadingly, there is still talk of defending yourself against viruses and bacteria. But what many writers forget is that only

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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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How the Gut Flora Impacts Mental Health and Depression General, Well-being

Depression

Scientists have long since suspected a connection between gut function and mental health (see also http://www.gesunde-bakterien.de/en/ravenous-hunger-and-anxiety-when-your-gut-affects-your-mind/). Now, this thesis is supported by recent scientific research. In Belgium, microbiologists of the “Flemish Gut Flora Project” surveyed the gut bacteria population of more than 1000 participants, some of which suffered from medically diagnosed depression. The result: among

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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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