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Salty Diet Kills Good Gut Bacteria

Excessive salt intake wipes out levels of good bacteria in the gut and this can cause blood pressure to rise, a German study has found. From SBS News November 16, 2017 Research has found a high-salt diet reduced levels of Lactobacillus bacteria in mice and increased production of immune cells linked to high blood pressure. Excessive salt intake wipes out levels of good bacteria in the gut and this can cause blood pressure to rise, a German study has found.… Keep Reading

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Can Gut Bacteria Improve Your Health?

Anything that can feed good bacteria and keep them plentiful is good for overall health. When the gut is happy, you are happy. Harvard Men’s Health Watch –October 2016 Initial research suggests certain bacteria in your gut can prevent and treat many common diseases. In many ways, your gut bacteria are as vast and mysterious as the Milky Way. About 100 trillion bacteria, both good and bad, live inside your digestive system. Collectively, they’re known as the gut microbiota. Science… Keep Reading

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