Connecting Bone and Gut Health

Connecting Bone and Gut Health The various tissues of the skeletal system are intricately connected to the health of multiple body systems, including the gastrointestinal track and the gut microbiome. Bone-related disorders such as osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis have been associated with dysbiosis of gut microbiota1,2 while an increased prevalence and development risk


Aspartame ASPARTAME LINGERS, PROLONGS INSULIN SECRETION Aspartame from artificially-sweetened soft drinks can linger in the digestive tract for 2 hours or more after ingestion, triggering insulin secretion long after the sweetener is swallowed. This, in turn, can cause blood glucose to drop resulting in appetite surges that nullify the alleged weight management benefits

Curcumin is Comparable to Omeprazole for Dyspepsia

Curcumin is Comparable to Omeprazole for Dyspepsia Supplementation with curcumin, extracted from turmeric rhizomes, proved as effective as the proton pump inhibitor, Prilosec, in a head-to-head clinical trial Image: Photography/Shutterstock Supplementation with 500 mg of curcumin, four times daily, is comparable to the drug omeprazole (Prilosec) for reducing symptoms of dyspepsia, according to a


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