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Top 22 Science-Based Health Benefits Of Butyrate And It's Derivatives - Continued 8) Butyrate Is Both a Cure And An Enemy In Case Of Addictions Butyrate containing drugs are a double-edged sword when treating addiction. In alcohol-addicted rats, supplementation of their diet with sodium...
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Butyrate is a molecule that is called a short-chain fatty acid, which are building blocks of fats and our cells can not be without them. This particular fatty acid is very small and is usually made by bacteria living in our gut, mostly from fibers derived from grains, beans, onions and bananas...
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Friendly bacteria are critically important for the health of our digestive and immune systems, for their detoxification and hormone-regulating capabilities, and for nutrient formation and absorption. Altered microbial ecology in the gut may produce disease and dysfunction because of the intense...
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The gut is so complex and regulates so many bodily functions it's often called the body's " second brain". About 80% of the neurotransmitter serotonin is produced in the gastrointestinal tract-not the brain. The bacteria that are in our gut help regulate metabolism, they talk to our genes. When...
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There are many kinds of prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medications that cause memory loss by blocking the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Long term use is not required. Memory loss may be noticeable in as little as 60 days . Low acetylcholine can lead to a group of symptoms that...
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Vitamin B7, also known as Biotin, happens to be a catalyst for various metabolic reactions in the human body to extract energy. Due to it's water solubility, this vitamin is regularly deminished and therefore needs to be replenished. A deficiency of vitamin B7 manifest in a number of symptoms...
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Idebenone supplements were initially developed for the treatment of Alzheimer's. However, it was a limited success. It may still prove effective at preventing the onset of Alzheimer's even if it cannot reverse the damage once it has been done . It is currently being investigated for treatment of...
What is Colloidal Silver ? Before the invention of the refrigerator it was common practice to drop a silver coin into the container of milk as a preservative because silver was known to prevent the growth of algae, bacteria and other organisms There are basically three types of products...
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Cyclosporine is a mycotoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful products produced by fungi. They are chemical in nature and are immune suppressing. Fungi rely on the mycotoxins they produce to kill any bacteria, other fungi, viruses and anything else that might compete with them. They suppress the immune...
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My dog,Toby, does. It's eating away at his liver. It was found when the vet did a biopsy this week. He's being treated with Zenequin & Prednisone. Why does this matter to you??? Because it is " everywhere", and can eat away at humans too !! P. Aeruginosa is found in soil, water, skin flora and...
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What is PQQ ? Pyrroloquinoline quinone, is a " Cofactor " , which means that it helps enzymes accomplish their jobs . There are a class of these cofactor molecules that transfer electrons, which is important for our mitochondria to produce energy. Your cellular energy comes from mitochondria...
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The very idea of parasites sucking up our blood or eating parts of our bodies is just plain "gross" , but it's much more common than most people think. Parasites can cause numerous health problems and even death. Many parasites live for years in bodies that have weak immune systems, weak...
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Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. It is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease. Antioxidants help free your body of free radicals, which cause...
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L-glutamine is an essential amino acid needed by your body in large amounts. It is the most abundant amino acid in the bloodstream and it makes up to 30-35% of the amino acid nitrogen in your blood. The most common uses of glutamine powder were to meet the following goals: to lose weight fast...
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One of natures strongest anti-inflammatory plants, Turmeric, is a bright yellowish-green spice that comes from a root. It is used in traditional Indian and Asian dishes and also has a few powerful health benefits. If you've ever seen a natural supplement called curcumin, that is actually derived...
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Duke University Medical Center researchers are fine-tuning a test that can determine whether a respiratory illness is caused by infection from a virus or bacteria so that antibiotics can be more precisely prescribed. The team of infectious disease and genomics experts has developed what they...
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Tiny pieces of genetic material known as microRNAs do a big job: They control gene activity inside bacteria in the intestines, a new study finds. The little RNAs also control the mix of microbes living in the gut. Those functions help keep the intestines healthy, researchers report. If the...
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A serious birth defect is appearing in maternity wards with increasing frequency, and experts do not know why. Infants with the defect, called gastroschsis are born with intestines poking out of the abdominal wall. Other organs, like stomach and liver, may also be found outside the body at...
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New evidence indicates that gut bacteria alter the way we store fat , balance levels of glucose in the blood , and how we respond to hormones that make us feel hungry or full. The wrong mix of microbes can help set the stage for obesity and diabetes from the moment of birth. Studies have shown...

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