gut microbiome

It seems like every new health discovery is connected to the gut microbiome these days. I’m 68 years old, and this is new to me. I understand about probiotics, and I even take one, but now I’m seeing ads for prebiotics and postbiotics. What are they? Do I need to take them?

By Ask the Doctors • December 5, 2022

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2022

Researchers have study how various environmental and behavioral factors, including the food and beverages we eat and drink, affect the diversity of bacteria living in the gut

By Ask the Doctors • September 14, 2022

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • September 12, 2022

New information about the gut microbiome is continuously being discovered and researched

By Ask the Doctors • August 1, 2022

Decades of studies have found a link between the composition of the gut microbiome and CNS functions such as mood, cognition and mental health

By Ask the Doctors • March 30, 2022

While it could be tempting to focus on weight loss, concentrating on recovering your nutritional balance is a wise choice

By Ask the Doctors • February 11, 2022

From decreasing cancer risks to lowering cholesterol, mushrooms do a lot

By uclahealth • January 24, 2022

Dietary advice based on the unique composition of your gut microbiome

By Ask the Doctors • January 3, 2022

Learn more about the link between obesity and the composition of microbes living in the gut

By Ask the Doctors • November 24, 2021