Gutbliss Weekly Review – November 24, 2015


  1. Searching high and low for a cure to your food cravings? Restore your microbiome and you just might find the answer. The Atlantic


  1. A yearlong USDA investigation of the dietary supplement industry (looking to identify “unsafe or tainted supplements”) results in false marketing charges against 117 supplement manufacturers and distributors. Another reason to Shop Gutbliss!


  1. The microbiome plays a key role in defending the body against aging and disease. A new study finds that gut bacteria regulate the body’s primary antioxidant. Molecular Systems Biology


  1. Acid suppressors are linked to an increased risk of heart attach and dysbiosis (imbalanced gut bacteria) and should be a last resort therapy for reflux and GERD. Treat your reflux with these Gutbliss approved recommendations instead.


  1. A single antibiotic treatment shows “long-term detrimental shifts in the gut microbiome,” lasting longer than 1 year. Scary stuff, considering negative microbial shifts lead to a compromised immune system and an increased risk of disease. Antibiotics – handle with care! American Society for Microbiology


  1. Could gut bacteria explain your child’s temperament? It could! A recent study shows that specific gut bacteria are associated with different temperaments in toddlers. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity


  1. A new study in mice shows that wiping out the microbiome transforms white fat cells into brown fat cells, which may protect against obesity. While this may be true, the absence of a gut microbiome introduces life-threatening complications. A diverse and balanced microbiome, achieved through the #LiveDirtyEatClean lifestyle, is the microbial key to fighting obesity. Nature Medicine


  1. Add this turmeric tonic to your Thanksgiving menu for an anti-inflammatory treat. For a more powerful daily dose of turmeric, check our Gutbliss curcumin supplement.


  1. Looking for a way to get heart healthy, relieve chronic pain, sharpen your brain, control diabetes, reduce stress, heal depression, lower cancer risk, and reduce your PMS all at the same time? Read this – the science is there!


By: Leslie Ann Berg MSPH