bacteria, reishi, short chain fatty acid, triterpene

Ganaderma lucidium and gut microbiome

This is a continuation of a previous post comparing the cholesterol lowering abilities of a statin and a Ganaderma lucidium extract.   Effect of experimental diets on intestinal phyla and the Lactobacillus genus This is figure 6 in the Meneses 2016 publication.¬† ¬†Liberty was taken to add phylogenic classification of five members of the human… Continue reading Ganaderma lucidium and gut microbiome

appetite control, short chain fatty acid, Uncategorized

A brew for appetite control ?

Bacteria in my colon are making me fat! Short chain fatty acids, e.g. acetate, propionate, and butyrate, are produced by the fermentation of dietary fibers in the colon. We've heard a lot about probiotic good bacteria and their optimal food know as prebiotics. This post examines some studies that demonstrate how the right combination of… Continue reading A brew for appetite control ?