New Discoveries

Ancient human gut microbes don't resemble modern humans' at all. http://j.mp/SYnPEH 

Obesity is now leading cause of new recruits being rejected by U.S. Army http://j.mp/12rdZPE 

Altered gut microbiota in humans is associated with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke. http://j.mp/UP1o24 

Americans are living sicker longer http://j.mp/VPYu3U 

When it comes to fruits and vegetables that lower cancer risk, color is a great indicator: http://j.mp/Vud5fH 

Food allergies are on the rise, possibly due to pesticides and the chlorine used to disinfect drinking water. http://j.mp/TL85GV 

Antibiotic use in infants causes changes in the gut microbiome that persist for at least 8 weeks. http://j.mp/VSppZg 

Scientists have discovered that there are just three distinctive bacterial community types that divide up the world. http://j.mp/WINJeU 

The sperm count of French men fell by a third between 1989 and 2005, a study suggests. http://j.mp/R6xqMf 

Gut bacteria may affect cardiovascular risk: http://j.mp/VAsbSw 

Chlorine in tap water linked to increase in number of people developing food allergies: http://j.mp/Xlc9A8 

People exposed to more chemicals used to chlorinate water and kill crop pests also more likely to have food allergies. http://j.mp/SuhWyy 

Company invents way to use microwaves to sterilize bread. Now bread in America may become even more industrial: http://j.mp/VbHSxu 

3,500-year-old brewery found. http://j.mp/QspqUu 

Even one soft-drink a day can increase mens risk of prostate cancer: http://j.mp/X15TNO 

A sample of raw supermarket pork found that 69 percent is contaminated: http://j.mp/WuNdkC 

New startup company to use honey to fight infections: http://j.mp/YpHguB 

Human gut 'selects and nurtures' beneficial microbes: http://j.mp/Sd3dIj 

Targeting inflammation 'may treat Alzheimer's. They're talking about drugs, but anti-inflammatory foods should help: http://j.mp/TnSfyF 

Fatty, sugary diets may cause changes to the brain that fuel overconsumption of those same foods: http://j.mp/UHy1RT 

New study confirms link between triclosan and allergies: http://j.mp/V0cORm 

Industrial diet may increase mental illness risk: http://j.mp/QA6Omx 

How to avoid triclosan: http://j.mp/Tc2QPt 

Cosmetics ingredient Triclosan linked to increased allergy development in children. http://j.mp/T7m1aV

 

 The color of fruit can tell you how well it protects against cancer.

The color of fruit can tell you how well it protects against cancer.