Gut Microbiome Plays Role In Autism, Study Finds

Gut Microbiome Plays Role In Autism, Study Finds

According to a new study, autism spectrum disorder is related to changes in the gut microbiome. (1) What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability. It can cause varying levels of social, communication and behavioral differences which can cause severe challenges. However, many people with ASD are also considered “gifted”….

Microbiome And Allergies

Microbiome And Allergies

Scientists are targeting imbalances in intestinal bacteria, known as the microbiome, to find a new way to fight food allergies. According to Cathryn Nagler, an immunologist at the University of Chicago there is hope that gut bacteria might be a way to reset the immune system and help people overcome the risk for severe food allergic reactions….

Microbiome 101: What Is The Microbiome, And Why is it So Important?

Microbiome 101: What Is The Microbiome, And Why is it So Important?

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Seed. All opinions are my own. Your body is home to a community of microorganisms that live in the gut. These diverse bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa play many key roles in the overall healthy functioning of the body. When this system of microbes is out of…

The Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

The Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

Your gastrointestinal tract is filled with bacteria, protozoa, viruses, and fungi, which we collectively refer to as the “gut microbiome”. Although this sounds a little strange and even a little unhealthy, your gut microbiome lives throughout your intestinal tract to keep you healthy. Interestingly, a recent study has tied the health of the gut microbiome…