A Healthy Gut Microbiome Is Linked To Better Sleep
A recent study, led by Dr. John Gunstad from the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University (Kent, USA), has found that there is a relationship between sleep habits, gut microbiome composition and cognitive flexibility in healthy older adults.
Gut Bacteria Boosts Exercise Performance
New research from Harvard Medical School suggests that the key to getting more out of your workouts could be living in your gut.
The study just published in Nature Medicine shows that a particular species of gut bacteria called Veillonella, which is abundant in marathon runners, seems to improve running performance and help people exercise for longer periods of time.
The Gut-Brain Connection
Researchers are showing that the microorganisms in our gastrointestinal systems affect a surprising number of health conditions including type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, obesity and food cravings, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. CYNTHIA BARRETT, PT, DPT, CSCS, CNS, IFMTP FOUNDER & CEO Doctor of Physical Therapy Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist Certified Nutrition Specialist Institute for Functional Medicine Trained Practitioner (IFMTP)