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View Study Shows That The Bacteria That Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease Patients Lack Can Be Found In FMT

Study Shows That The Bacteria That Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease Patients Lack Can Be Found In FMT

What is butyrate?  Wikipedia says: Butyrates are important as food for cells lining the mammalian colon (colonocytes). Without butyrates for energy, colon cells undergo autophagy (self digestion) and die.[1] Short-chain fatty acids, which include butyrate, are produced by beneficial colonic bacteria (probiotics) that feed on, or ferment prebiotics, which are plant products that contain adequate…

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View What Pregnant Women Are Not Told About Their Food Choices

What Pregnant Women Are Not Told About Their Food Choices

For quite some time we have all understood and accepted that pregnant women should neither smoke cigarettes nor drink alcohol and I don’t think that we need to go into detail to explain why as it is so well established. Pregnant women are also advised about their diet during pregnancy, which is a good thing. …

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View Patients With Crohn’s Disease Have A Signifcantly Reduced Diversity Of Microflora Which Can Be Treated With FMT

Patients With Crohn’s Disease Have A Signifcantly Reduced Diversity Of Microflora Which Can Be Treated With FMT

A paper published in the British Medical Journal’s Gut magazine describes how DNA profiling has revealed that patients with Crohn’s disease have a significantly reduced diversity of microflora. (Reduced diversity of faecal microbiota in Crohn’s disease revealed by a metagenomic approach – C Manichanh, L Rigottier-Gois, E Bonnaud, K Gloux, E Pelletier, L Frangeul, R…

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View What do I do with my mornings now?

What do I do with my mornings now?

Comment from one of our FMT patients today, which is worthy of reporting here… On day 3 of her FMT 10 day program, this patient (Female, 60, IBD/Ulcerative Colitis), has reduced her frequency of bowel movements from an average of 7 per day, all in the morning, to a near-normal 2 times per day in…

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View Sweet Poison.  Why Sugar Makes Us Fat

Sweet Poison. Why Sugar Makes Us Fat

Jason Vale (The JuiceMaster) describes sugar as the “cocaine of the food world” and in this incisive metaphor, he is very much in accord with author David Gillespie whose book:  Sweet Poison – Why Sugar Makes Us Fat puts the whole sugar thing into perspective. In 1815, the average UK sugar consumption per head per…

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View Bacterial imbalance is associated with colon cancer

Bacterial imbalance is associated with colon cancer

Fusobacteria species are commensal or normal bacteria, found in the human gut. And surprisingly, most of the sub-species are pathogenic, doing very little good for the host. However, they play a very important part in enabling beneficial bacteria to function correctly. They are important “enablers”. And without them, the gut does not function correctly. There…

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View New treatment for Candida Albicans

New treatment for Candida Albicans

A new approach to an old problem. See the original scientific paper here: Gymnemic Acids Inhibit Hyphal Growth and Virulence in Candida albicans Taymount Clinic has prepared a leaflet summarising this new approach and making it simple. The basic fact is that Candida albicans exists as a yeast in a round-bodied form, where it inhabits…

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