Gut/digestive health

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Public in the dark about gut health, survey reveals

By Nikki Cutler

What does the general public know about the importance of their microbiome, where do they go for information and what do they do to improve their gut health? A survey on 1,000 adults has answered these questions and more.

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Study boosts microbiome fitness and diet quality link

By Will Chu

Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.