Gut/digestive health

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Gut-brain axis: Kefir's impact on behaviour and mood

By Nikki Hancocks

Kefir consumption could increase the production of the neurotransmitter GABA which is responsible for many important cognitive functions and helps regulate anxiety, according to new research in mice.

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Gut-brain axis: Microbiome linked to neuron disease

By Nikki Hancocks

Harvard University scientists have identified a new gut-brain connection in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neurone disease (MND), through a study in mice.

Nutracast Podcast: Dr. Paul Clayton on cellular aging

Nutracast Podcast: Dr. Paul Clayton on cellular aging

By Danielle Masterson

In recent years, research on aging has seen some major advancements, including the discovery that the rate of aging is controlled, at least to some extent. And according to Dr. Paul Clayton, who has researched, written and presented about the process...