Monthly Archives: September 2020

Mediterranean diet

The stability of the gut microbiome part 2: Western vs Mediterranean diets and your gut microbiota

Different dietary patterns are associated with different microbiota composition profiles. Microbiota composition analyses of Western diets tend to report narrower bacterial diversity along with altered microbial profiles when compared to Mediterranean diets1. It is worth remembering that Western diets aren’t just “high in fat” or “carbohydrate-rich”, as they are often described.

In this fully referenced blog series on the human microbiome, our expert Miguel Toribio-Mateas discusses why the stability of our gut flora is as important to its diversity and shares his evidence-based clinical approach to gut health. You can read part 1 of this blog series here.

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Last updated on 8th March 2021 by cytoffice

Back to school: children’s health

The beginning of a new school year is here and whilst for many it is a welcomed chance to return to some sort of normality and routine as the children head back to school, it often goes hand-in-hand with back-to-school germs, which in these times may be of particular worry to parents. In contrast to the summer months, which sees most children spending time outdoors, children tend to spend more time inside as the weather gets colder. Continue reading  ▶

Last updated on 3rd March 2021 by cytoffice