Gut Health

Traditional Indian fermented foods and health benefits

indian fermented foods and health benefits

As Traditional Indian fermented foods contain probiotics, they are also called Indian probiotics foods. Indian people find these fermented foods delicious and beneficial for health. That’s why Traditional Indian fermented foods are very popular to Indians and travelers that visit India. These foods are rich in probiotics such as Lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria. …

Griffith experiment: gene transformation in bacteria

Griffith experiment: gene transformation in bacteria 1

Frederick Griffith (England) in 1928 took an experiment to vaccinate mice against pneumonia by injecting the mice with heat-killed bacteria of encapsulated strain.

For this purpose, he worked with two strains of Streptococcus pneumonia. One is virulent (pathogenic) and other is avirulent. The virulent strain has a polysaccharide capsule in its cell wall. …

Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota in disease

dysbiosis of the gut microbiota in disease

Dysbiosis is the imbalance of gut bacteria. Dysbiosis is caused by a bacterial infection, excessive use of antibiotics, stress, diet and poor nutrition. This dysbiosis or imbalance of gut bacteria cause gut permeability or leaky gut syndrome.It also causes other gut health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, celiac disease and many more. …

How to increase good bacteria in gut naturally

Better gut health helps a person maintain a happier life. As gut health becomes destroyed by different reasons, it is necessary to heal your gut. To heal your gut you will have to maintain several simple techniques.
A healthy gut represents a better balance of gut bacteria. A human gut comprises trillion of various bacteria that affect the body functioning. For example, gut bacteria help your body obtain better gut health by breaking down food particles, absorbing nutrients, breaking down some medications and by inhibiting the growth of some infectious bacteria. These gut bacteria also affect the human brain. It is said that “human gut microbiota is the second brain in the human body”. …