Human Breast Milk Contains Over 700 Types of Bacteria

Spanish led team of researchers finds more than 700 different species of bacteria in breast milk. Among the other findings: over-weight mothers and mothers who elected for caesarean births had lower bacterial diversity than mothers who had vaginal births or unplanned caesareans. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22836031 Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Sep;96(3):544-51. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.037382. Epub 2012 Jul 25.…

Poor Diet and Intestinal Inflammation

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v487/n7408/full/nature11228.html Nature     487,     477–481     (26 July 2012)     doi:10.1038/nature11228 Received     07 June 2011 Accepted     14 May 2012 Published online     25 July 2012 ACE2 links amino acid malnutrition to microbial ecology and intestinal inflammation Malnutrition affects up to one billion people in the world and is a major cause of mortality1, 2. In many cases, malnutrition is…