The role of gut microbiota on the biotransformation of Panax notoginseng saponins

The role of gut microbiota on the biotransformation of Panax notoginseng saponins

In this study, researchers from China investigated the gut microbiota-mediated transformation of Panax notoginseng saponins (PNS) in vivo.QUANTIFICATION OF PANAX NOTOGINSENG SAPONINS METABOLITES IN RAT PLASMA WITH IN VIVO GUT MICROBIOTA-MEDIATED BIOTRANSFORMATION BY HPLC-MS/MS.

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

Health News — A diet high in fibre and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new analysis.Shu suggests the health benefits may be rooted in the prebiotic (nondigestible food that promotes growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines) and probiotic properties of both these foods.

Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

The researchers reported that consumption of a high-fat diet without fiber caused mice to have fewer good bacteria and lower levels of beneficial fatty acids. Other health benefits associated with adding flaxseed to high-fat diets included better glucose control and higher levels of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA).

Eating more high-fiber foods can reduce food allergies

Eating more high-fiber foods can reduce food allergies

The study, which was published in the journal Cells Reports , found a direct link between the development and persistence of food allergies and gut bacteria health.