Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Webdog, Jul 28, 2017.
Awesome, I eat them every day.
Walnuts are awesome, so this is good news. It would have been terrible if I were forced to eat cashews.
On a serious note, doesn't all food change our gut microbiome? There are prebiotics in virtually everything. Why single walnuts out as particularly helpful?
(I realise this may be in the article, but I am exhausted and can't face it).
Just my thoughts.
"The research was supported by the American Institute for Cancer Research and California Walnut Commission."
Sponsored by big walnut.
IIRC, big almond has funded similar studies.
Personally, I think they're all nuts. ;-)
aww, c'mon... science is absolute truth, infallible and static! lol
Basically, how it does so is not well understood and should be researched
That can be taken many ways
Perhaps it's not a prebiotic, Juglone found in walnuts is an Anthelmintic substance.
Knock out them nasty buggers, and then the good ones can thrive?
I consume walnuts regularly. I put them in my oatmeal, I put them in salads, I make walnut sauce for vegetables, and so on. I should be the picture of health. So why am I here?
Maybe because there is a lot more wrong with you than gut dysfunction.
My parents used to keep goats. Admittedly they have a rather different digestive system than us.
But, whenever you change the diet in a big way in a step, not gradually, you often get a disturbed gut, with diahrea being common.
Any varied diet will have more gut bacteria diversity than a narrow diet, because various foods contain different compounds not well absorbed initially by the body from food. The bacteria live off this, and we absorb some compounds pre-processed from them.
Adding a single very different food to a bland (mouse chow) diet, it would be shocking if there were no changes. Different bacteria like different things, and if you feed nuts rich in those things, you're going to get those bacteria shooting up.
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