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[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1637188812238{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Recent Study Links Probiotics and Improved Cellular Metabolism and Function in HepG2 Cells [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="28406" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1637188852001{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]A growing body of research continues to uncover the wide range of roles that the gut microbiome and probiotics play in the human body. Some strains of probiotics (including certain species in the Lactobacillus genus) have been shown in research to affect glucose...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1637128958494{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] The Latest on the Microbiome-Gut-Brain Connection [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="28399" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1637129040177{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]The term microbiome refers to the bacteria, fungi, protozoa, archaea, and viruses that live inside the human body. The main areas of microbial colonisation in the body are the urogenital tract, airways, eyes, skin, and gastrointestinal tract, and of those, the microbiota are primarily concentrated in the gut. The human microbiome...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1637125212793{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Glutamine and Its Role in Gut Health [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="28394" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1637125396573{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body, with a critical role in human health. It acts as an intermediary in energy metabolism and is a substrate for synthesising glutathione, neurotransmitters, and nucleotide bases. Glutamine is a nonessential amino acid, but recent observations suggest it may...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1637114984467{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Linking Depression and the Gut Microbiome [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="28385" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1637114420868{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Depression is a complex mental health disorder that affects individuals and society on a large scale. It is the second-most leading cause of disabilities globally. The economic burden of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults in the US was $210.5 billion in 2010. 17.3 million adults...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" el_class="single-content-row" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="28197" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index="" el_class="single-content-row btns-row"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="26743" alignment="right" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wellness-by-designs/id1571460217"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="26741" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://open.spotify.com/show/7FbqGbIWcs2KeahoJoWRn3"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="26742" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzk4OTMxLnJzcw=="][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][button size="small" icon="fa-youtube-play" target="_blank" hover_type="default" text="you tube" link="https://youtu.be/e2nYzNJKLgk" button_id="youtube-button"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index="" el_class="single-content-row podcast-single"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="40px"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Measuring Gut Health MarkersToday we're talking with Beth Bundy, a Naturopath who has worked for many years with one of Australia’s top functional pathology companies and has been mentored here and overseas by some of integrative and anti-ageing medicines...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1634605714196{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] DHA Supplementation to Support Brain Health [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="27821" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1634617761401{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid that is particularly abundant in the brain and retina. DHA is associated with supporting brain health. Lower levels of DHA have been associated with smaller hippocampal volumes, accumulation of amyloid plaques, and overall lower cognitive function. DHA lowers Dementia and...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1631760028655{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] New Study Demonstrates Delta-Tocotrienol Supplementation Improves Biomarkers in Patients with NAFLD [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="27012" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1632181242056{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become an increasing epidemic. It is the most common cause of elevated liver enzymes and is associated with diabetes and obesity with advanced liver disease. There are few guidelines for diagnostic and follow up methods and...

This inability to properly digest and break down protein and absorb nutrients is known as malabsorption syndrome. If proteins are not broken down or digested properly and toxins are not eliminated, it becomes very difficult to achieve optimal health....

Inulin, not to be confused with the hormone Insulin, is a naturally occurring fibre which may contain several health-beneficial properties make it attractive for inclusion in a variety of foods....

Dietary fibre appears to have been left behind by the carb-versus-fat wars. What if people focused on their fibre intake too?...

Having a healthy gut is commonly understood as an important condition for overall health. Science has shown there are both physiological and mental health benefits for having the right microbiome or gut balance. ...

Often a result of ingesting contaminated food & beverage, although could be due to more serious infection. It is important to diagnose and treat appropriately to restore gastrointestinal health....

An inflammatory bowel disease and autoimmune condition which can lead to inflamed and ulcerated lower gastrointestinal tract....

Abdominal pain and diarrhoea, due to ulcers and open sores which is commonly known as inflammatory bowel disease can be due to many factors....

A gastrointestinal disorder such as IBS can be painful and debilitating and quite often difficult to diagnose. Symptoms can include constipation, diarrhea, bloating....

There are many factors which could lead to bacterial in-balances in the human microbiome, which left unchecked, could lead to the growth of parasites and gut infections. ...

With increasing scientific research, the understanding of Fungi within the human microbiome continues to evolve. The role of pathogenic and common and necessary fungi and bacteria is important for balancing overall health....

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