Overweight & Obesity

China researchers link obesity to bacteria

Chinese researchers have identified a bacteria which may cause obesity, according to a new paper suggesting diets that alter the presence of microbes in humans could combat the condition.

Health

Is your body clock off-schedule? Prebiotics may help

Whether it's from jetting across time zones, pulling all-nighters at school or working the overnight shift, chronically disrupting our circadian rhythm—or internal biological clocks—can take a measurable toll on everything ...

Gastroenterology

Pre- and probiotics keep intestinal barriers strong

We hear a lot about how probiotics are key to gut health, and therefore an important component of overall health. The same goes for prebiotics, another weapon in the arsenal of gut-helping molecules. But how do pre- and probiotics ...

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