Items Tagged ‘Diet’

October 10th, 2017

#CIMCon17 continues with the microbiome and more

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Our microbiome – the community of trillions of bacteria in and on our bodies – and how they impact our health and disease was the focus of discussion at yesterday’s  afternoon’s plenary sessions at Individualizing Medicine 2017: Advancing Care Through Genomics, a conference sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. The microbiome as your […]

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Tags: #antibiotics, #CIMCon17, #Dr. David Relman, #Dr. Judy Cho, #Dr. Rob Knight, #inflammatory bowel disease, #medical resesarch, #obesity, #premature labor, #probiotics, #ulcerative colitis, bacteria


January 4th, 2017

Probiotics and diet: learning the facts about gut health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

One of your New Year’s resolutions may be to improve your health. For many people, this pledge includes turning to probiotics, which are foods and dietary supplements containing live bacteria. These products promise to introduce good bacteria into your digestive system to improve the way you process food, keep you regular and boost your overall […]

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Tags: #gut health, #probiotics, bacteria, center for individualized medicine, Diet, Dr. Nicholas Chia, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome


December 15th, 2016

This diet’s for you: personalized nutrition to improve your health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

You may use the phrase “gut reaction” to describe what your instincts tell you about a particular situation. But it turns out that your gut offers much more than an emotional reaction – it processes food you eat in a way that is unique to you. For example, some people may feel energized and lose […]

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Tags: #blood glucose level, #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #DayTwo, #individualized diets, #medicalresearch, #Microbiome research, #personalized nutrition, #PrecisionMedicine, Diet, Dr. Heidi Nelson, gut bacteria, Gut Microbiome


Diet And Exercise Alter Gut Microbiome And Reveal Independent Associations With Anxiety And Cognition

September 18th, 2014

Diet And Exercise Alter Gut Microbiome And Reveal Independent Associations With Anxiety And Cognition

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  In a recently published journal article, from researchers at the Center for Individualized Medicine, it was found that the ingestion of a high-fat diet (HFD) and the resulting obese state can exert a multitude of stressors on an individual including anxiety and cognitive dysfunction. Though many studies have shown that exercise can alleviate the […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Diet, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, exercise, exercise and diet


December 17th, 2013

Your Diet Changes Your Microbiome, And Quickly

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Editor’s Note: Article Originally Featured on NPR blog; Microbiome Program researcher Purna Kashyap, MBBS, contributed to this article. Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you. Switching to a diet packed […]

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Tags: Blog, Diet, gene sequencing, Genetic Testing, Genetics, genomics, individualized medicine, microbiome, NPR, personalized care, personalized medicine


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