Diet information source

Diet to boost gut microbiome developed by Perth researchers after TV experiment


Diet to boost gut microbiome developed by Perth researchers after TV experiment
ABC Online

"Generally, people know when they have gut problems — they have bouts of diarrhoea or constipation, bloating, pain, distension," nutrition researcher Amanda Devine said."People can use the [diet] to increase high resistant starch over a couple of weeks, and then you would be able to improve, hopefully, your bowel health, feel better."If you did have problems with diarrhoea or constipation they may be alleviated. "You might also find it a cheaper way of eating as there are only small amounts of meat and fish, but in adequate amounts that you are meeting your requirements for nutrients."Eating for good healthProfessor Devine, from the university's School of Medical and Health Sciences, said gut health was an emerging science."We really believe that what is in the microbiome of people's guts and people's bowels has a large interplay with their overall health.

full story

 read more

Related news

Is the Mediterranean diet good for kids, too?
CNN - February 1, 2017

Mediterranean diet during childhood is a protective factor for 'current wheeze' and 'asthma ever,' but not for 'severe current wheeze' when considering all studies together," the researchers wrote in the paper.Additionally, a study of 695 children found that those ...

more

Even modest changes to diet could reduce risk of death, study finds
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska - July 15, 2017

Fad diets capitalize on our desire for quick results but usually fail in the long run.Now new research adds to the evidence that a more moderate approach can make a lasting difference.A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that improving ...

more

A better diet may beat anxiety and depression, says TV doc
iNews - October 24, 2017

British doctors wrote a record number of prescriptions for anti-depressants, estimated at around 70 million – double the levels they were prescribing ten years ago.WellbeingDescribing his theory as a âpersonal obsessionâ, Dr Mosley is convinced that what people ...

more

Diet rich in plant protein may prevent type 2 diabetes
Medical News Today - April 22, 2017

The new research - published in the British Journal of Nutrition - adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that the source of dietary protein may be important in altering the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.The researchers set out to investigate the ...

more

Fasting Vs. Traditional Diet: Which Is Better for Weight Loss?
Live Science - May 1, 2017

The researchers randomly assigned 100 obese adults to one of three groups: an alternate-day fasting group, a traditional diet group and a group that did not diet at all. Participants in the alternate-day fasting group consumed just 25 percent of their typical calorie ...

more

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming