High fat diet causes immune cells to start consuming synapses in the brain

download (4)A new study, published by the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia has specified that immune cells in the brain consume the synapses between brain neurons, when exposed to a high-fat diet.

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Asparagine essential for Brain Development.

asparagineResearchers at the University of Montreal have determined that Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, , and dairy products, is crucial for . Continue reading “Asparagine essential for Brain Development.”

Tumeric compound assists brain to repair itself.

tumeric.jpgResearchers have found that a compound found in tumeric promotes stem and differentiation in the brain, potentially providing a new treatment mechanism for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading “Tumeric compound assists brain to repair itself.”

Gut microbes may impact on brain development and function

gutbrainbarrierAn increasing amount of has come out in recent years illustrating the crucial relevance of healthy gut bacteria. Now a new study from the Karolinska Institutet has revealed that our gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier. The blood brain barrier acts by protecting the brain from harmful substances in the blood. Continue reading “Gut microbes may impact on brain development and function”

Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Gut to Brain Connection.

girls-60660_640-300x199Numerous studies have documented the link of Autism Spectrum Disorder and impairment of the GI tract. Continue reading “Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Gut to Brain Connection.”