The world is a tough place to be right now. One in two of us will probably experience cancer at some point in our lives, mental health issues are more prevalent than ever and the incidence of Multiple Sclerosis is on the increase, if ever there was a time to live in the moment and
The gut microbiota is associated with metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes mellitus. A study from the National Food Institute demonstrated that mice that received gut bacteria transplants from overweight humans gain more weight than mice transplanted with gut bacteria from normal weight humans, even when the mice are fed the same diet.
The gut microbiota is essential to human health and the immune system and plays a major role in the bidirectional communication between the gut and the brain. Based on evidence, the gut microbiota is associated with metabolic disorders such as obesity, diabetes mellitus and neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, autistic disorders, anxiety disorders and major depressive disorders.