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Your gut is your second brain

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Your gastrointestinal tract is now considered one of the most complex microbial ecosystems on earth, and its influence is such that it’s frequently referred to as your “second brain.” Nearly 100 trillion bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms compose your gut microbiome, and advancing science has made it quite clear that these organisms play a major role in your health, both… Read more »

Nitraten in bewerkt vlees oorzaak van manisch gedrag

Het eten van veel bewerkt vlees (=vleeswaren) is al in verband gebracht met kanker. Maar nu blijkt dit ook oorzaak te zijn van manisch gedrag: stemmingsstoornissen, gekenmerkt door hyperactiviteit, euforie en slapeloosheid. Deze stemmingswisselingen zijn bekend van ‘bipolaire stoornis’ (psychiatrische stoornis), waar ze afwisselen met periodes van depressie. En ze kunnen ernstig zijn omdat tijdens een ‘manische episode’ de persoon het contact met… Read more »

A review of dietary and microbial connections to depression, anxiety, and stress

Abstract Objective: Pre-clinical evidence suggests that the gastrointestinal microbiota contributes to mood and behavior disorders. Among humans, diet quality and patterns, which also impact the gastrointestinal microbiota, have been linked to depression, anxiety, and stress. This review summarizes findings from clinical studies using dietary intervention to improve depression, anxiety, or stress and the role the gastrointestinal microbiota may have in these… Read more »

Depressie ontstaat niet in het brein maar in de darmen

10 juli 2018 –  In ons darmstelsel bevinden zich vijftig biljoen bacteriën die samen het microbioom vormen en een enorme invloed hebben op onze lichamelijke en mentale gezondheid. Dokter Michael Mosley schreef er Het slimmedarmendieet over, zo meldt topics.nl In Het slimmedarmendieet legt dokter Michael Mosley (61), presentator van uitstekende wetenschapsprogramma’s op de BBC, uit hoe het microbioom ons immuunsysteem en ons lichaamsgewicht… Read more »

Can Psychobiotics Actually Alter Your Mood?

JUNE 29TH, 2018, MAGGIE HARRIMAN What if you could eat certain foods, or take a supplement, that improved your mood, decreased your anxiety, or strengthened your memory? Turns out, there’s promising research showing that certain probiotics may change your gut bacteria in ways that could also lower stress and improve memory. One day, these findings could lead to probiotic treatments for… Read more »

FOR THE FIRST TIME, GUT BACTERIA HAS BEEN SPOTTED EATING CHEMICALS IN THE BRAIN

Scientists are finally starting to understand the gut and brain connection, and this understanding can lead to huge breakthroughs in regard to various mental disorders, and how what’s going on in the gut could actually be a culprit for many of these illnesses. Many are surprised to learn that an estimated 90% of the serotonin produced by the body actually comes from… Read more »

Your Gut Can Help Fight Depression and High Blood Pressure

By Dr. Mercola Trillions of bacteria live in your gut, influencing your body’s homeostasis daily. Far from being restricted to the confines of your intestinal tract, your gut microbiota is intricately tied to other body systems via a number of complex pathways, including the gut-brain axis and a recently revealed gut-brain-bone marrow axis, the latter of which may influence your… Read more »