Science Talk

If You're a Woman, Your Gut Issues Just Might Be More Complex
Did you know that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is more common in women than in men? While the same symptoms (stomach pain, bloating, constipation, and gas) are present in both men and women, women are more likely to experience them with greater severity.Moreover, women with IBS tend to experience greater fatigue, anx ...
A Link Between Gut Microbes and Fertility
Research has connected the multitudes of microbes present in the human gut to a variety of metabolic processes, immune response, nutritional uptake, and health states including mental health. The latest research links certain gut microbial populations with fertility.Japanese researchers have conducted a preliminary stu ...
Wisdom, Loneliness, Mental Health And Their Link With The Gut Microbiome
When we come across the terms “wise old man” or “wise old woman,” it hardly ever occurs to us to correlate a person’s wisdom with their gut health! However, the gut-brain axis does exist. What’s more, there is mounting evidence that links wisdom and loneliness with gut microbiota.The gut-brain axis is a complex network ...
The advantages of a changing gut microbiome as you age
Some people grow more versatile with age...both inside and out!A recent study has shown that changes in the gut microbiome composition that occur with age are a major element in determining healthy aging processes. A dynamic gut microbiome appears to confer a better aging advantage than a static one. The greater the ch ...
How Gut Health Impacts Your Sleep Quality
Learn about the science between gut health and sleep quality.
A Digbi Guide For Navigating The Holiday Season
We’ve entered the last month of 2020, a year that will stand out in modern history as the year that changed everything! This holiday season, too, will be like no other. Ongoing COVID-19 quarantine, self-isolation, and travel restrictions mean having to refrain from in-person partying or having large family get-together ...