Tag: microbiome

Mechanisms regulating the gut-liver axis during health and disease

Mechanisms regulating the gut-liver axis during health and disease

Our lab mainly focuses on understanding the mechanism regulating the communications in the liver and the gut which is essential to maintain metabolic health and to prevent disease. So the liver is the main metabolic organ of the body that synthesizes very important molecules for the whole body function like

Dr. Satchin Panda on Time-Restricted Feeding and Its Effects on Obesity, Muscle Mass & Heart Health

Dr. Satchin Panda on Time-Restricted Feeding and Its Effects on Obesity, Muscle Mass & Heart Health

[Rhonda]: Hello, everyone. Today my guest is Dr. Satchin Panda, who is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, where he studies the body’s internal circadian clock, what regulates their circadian clock, and in turn, how this affects a wide variety of processes including

How Your Body Transforms On A Vegan Diet

How Your Body Transforms On A Vegan Diet

I’m Mic, and today: how your body transforms over time on a vegan diet. Now, I could just flash some success stories like how Tammy lost 70 pounds in two weeks on a vegan diet. Those stories are out there, but instead I want to be a little more intellectually

Wild Mouse Gut Microbiota Promotes Host Fitness and Improves Disease Resistance

Wild Mouse Gut Microbiota Promotes Host Fitness and Improves Disease Resistance

Today we know that the phenotype of all mammals from rodents to non-human primates to humans is driven by the metagenome. The metagenome itself is the combination of the host genome and the microbial genome, also known as the microbiome. In the natural world, the microbiomes of free-living mammalian organisms,

Humans are Herbivores in Denial – w/ Science!

Humans are Herbivores in Denial – w/ Science!

I’m Mike, and in this episode, contrary to popular belief humans are best suited to be herbivores. When looking at psychological and physiological features we are herbivores. Ideal levels of bad cholesterol are only see in herbivorous populations, ideal weight in the USA is only seen in herbivorous populations, the

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is the mind-gut connection. Is your gut a second brain? Emerging research is showing that our brains and our gastrointestinal systems maybe we’re connected than

How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body – The Microbiome

How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body – The Microbiome

Microbes are everywhere, on your phone, in your water bottle, on your hands before you wash them, on your hands after you wash them, and literally everywhere else on top of you too. Microbes are omnipresent at any moment, and there is nothing we can do about it So, millions