Inverse celebrates your wondrous gut! Learn everything there is to know about the microbiome, including how to take care of your own and how your gut affects your brain, your weight, and your health in general.
Gut Week runs November 22-28, 2021.
Gut health could prevent one of the most worrying Covid-19 side effects
“Maintaining a healthy microbiome through healthy diet would definitely benefit in fighting against Covid-19.”
Can you have a “Super Gut”? A controversial doctor thinks he has the answer
A controversial doctor thinks he has the answer.
Why the gut may be humans’ “first brain”
This is not science fiction.
This one nutritional strategy can benefit gut health — and fight inflammation
A study published in July found fermented foods may be particularly useful in boosting gut microbial diversity and fighting inflammation.
Scientists have discovered a link between one problematic emotion and gut health
Your microbiome’s diversity may depend on your mood.
Can vaccines help protect the gut? Fungus study hints at future treatments
Fungi are important members of the microbiome — but they can also hurt human health.
Western diets may have a pernicious side-effect on the gut microbiome — study
Put down the French fries, perhaps.
Recipes to boost gut health: 2 delicious, science-backed dishes
Dr. Linda Shiue shares two recipes from Spicebox Kitchen.
Gut study uncovers a surprising role for immune cells in nutrient absorption
In a study was published earlier this year in the journal Science, scientists uncovered a direct role for immune cells in controlling nutrient absorption in the small intestine.
Gut study reveals a “mind-blowing" strategy to reverse aging in the brain
“By restoring the microbiome, we’re targeting it through this transplantation, we’re able to reverse age-related cognitive deficits.”
The “disappearing” human microbiome — and the fraught push to preserve it
Competing ideas on how to collect and study our microbiota raise a vital question: Who benefits?
Gut study reveals one behavior may matter more than genes for long-term health
You have the power.
Scientists link 2 gut microbes to hormone-fueled cancer
Treatment-resistant cancer may be driven — at least in part — by the makeup of the gut microbiome.
What is the gut?
Come along on a week-long tour.
What foods boost gut health? A doctor reveals the biggest mistake you can make
In this exclusive interview with Dr Linda Shiue, cookbook author and physician, Shiue reveals the biggest mistake you're probably making when it comes to eating for the gut.