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How Does the Chinese New Year Diet Change our Gut Microbiome?

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Chinese New Year is a festival celebrated by many worldwide. Various traditions like having reunion dinner with your extended family, consuming various festive treats, and beautifying your house with a variety of streamers and banners are all common during …

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Does Geography Affect the Gut Microbiome?

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Populations that live in different regions of the world have varying taxonomic compositions. Geographical location has an impact on the microbial populations due to prominent differences in diet across geographic regions. The abundance of a certain enterotype varies from …

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Smoking and the Gut Microbiome

Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Did you know that smoking, in addition to damaging lungs and the cardiovascular system, also harms the gut microbiome? The microbiome, the complex ecosystem of microbes living in your gut and influencing many disease states including diabetes, dementia and …

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