Physiology

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What are Probiotics – How to Improve your Gut Microbiota

The gut microbiota plays an important role in our health. Dysbiosis of your gut microbiota can, thus, affect your metabolism. Probiotics, however, can help you improve the composition of your gut microbiota. This will prevent gut dysbiosis and all the health consequences associated with it. In this post we talk about probiotics and gut microbiota. A …

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Vitamin D: Functions, Deficiency and How to Avoid It

Vitamin D is considered one of the most important micronutrients. Being involved in hundreds of metabolic reactions, it plays an important role in our health. Among all, some functions of vitamin D are regulating bone and calcium metabolism, muscle function, inmunity, and cognitive function. However, deficiency of this vitamin is very common, showing that roughly …

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Developing a Healthy Gut Microbiota [Science-based]

Microorganisms are generally associated with diseases and pathogens. However, there are millions in microorganisms living inside us. These form what we know as human microbiome. But for now we’ll only talk about gut microbiota and its implications on our metabolic health. Humans and microorganisms have lived in symbiosis for ages. In fact, almost our entire body …

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