Food scientists find cranberries may aid the gut microbiome

Many scientists are paying new attention to prebiotics, that is, molecules we eat but cannot digest, because some may promote the growth and health of beneficial microorganisms in our intestines, says nutritional microbiologist David Sela at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In a new study, he and colleagues report the first evidence that certain beneficial gut bacteria are able to grow when fed a carbohydrate found in cranberries and further, that they exhibit a special nontypical metabolism.

Food scientists find cranberries may aid the gut microbiome

Many scientists are paying new attention to prebiotics, that is, molecules we eat but cannot digest, because some may promote the growth and health of beneficial microorganisms in our intestines, ...

Mon 10 Jul 17 from Medical Xpress

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Moms Concerned With Their Children’s Gut Health Should Be Feeding More Of This Super Food

Probiotic supplementation is a popular trend among new parents, but feeding your children more cranberries is how to improve gut health naturally. Surprisingly, this "off the radar" superfood ...

Tue 11 Jul 17 from Emaxhealth

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