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Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. In parallel with the microbiome’s rise to fame, probiotics have grown… Read More »

Boosting ‘good’ gut bacteria could curb anxiety – but a varied diet will do better than probiotics

Eating more fruit and vegetables is a more efficient way of improving gut bacteria to help curb anxiety than trendy probiotic drinks, study finds Mounting evidence links the overall health of the gut to mental disorders Studies regulating the gut bacteria to improve anxiety were reviewed  The ones that used probiotics weren’t as successful as… Read More »