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Fermented Foods May Lower Your Risk of COVID-19 Death (Mercola)

Story at-a-glance

  • Countries that consume higher amounts of traditionally fermented foods have lower COVID-19 mortality rates. According to German researchers, significant changes in the microbiome caused by modern life and low fermented food consumption may have increased the spread or severity of the disease
  • For each gram-per-day increase in the average national consumption of fermented vegetables, the mortality risk for COVID-19 decreased by 35.4%
  • A review of seven small clinical trials found probiotics and/or prebiotics may be helpful for those struggling with depression and anxiety
  • Two types of gut bacteria in particular, Coprococcus and Dialister bacteria, have been shown to be “consistently depleted” in individuals diagnosed with clinical depression
  • Gut bacteria associated with good mental health synthesize the dopamine metabolite 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid, while those associated with depression produce γ-aminobutyric acid

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HERE: https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2020/08/06/fermented-foods-sources-consumption-and-health-benefits.aspx?cid_source=dnl&cid_medium=email&cid_content=art1ReadMore&cid=20200806Z2&mid=DM614249&rid=933545288

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Infant immunity Part 1 – Important information from Dr Suzanne Humphries on pregnancy, nutrition, vaccines, antibiotics & more

Published on Mar 23, 2015

In part one Dr Humphries discusses ‘the three year pregnancy’, the importance of epigentics, nutrition, the microbiome and the trouble with vaccines and antibiotics.
PARTS 2 & 3 TO COME