1. Mauritio

    Sodium Butyrate leads to weight loss and less inflammation/endotoxin

    Very interesting study on Sodium Butyrate and weight loss/inflammation. The researchers fed mice a high fat diet(HFD) and gave some of them Sodium butyrate (I think it was 5% of the diet) as a supplement. Not only did the butyrate +HFD-mice weigh less (~20%) than the HFD-mice, they weighed...
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    Niacin receptor agonists may prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s disease

    The niacin receptor HCAR2 modulates microglial response and limits disease progression in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease Abstract Increased dietary intake of niacin has been correlated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Niacin serves as a high-affinity ligand for the receptor...
  3. Mauritio

    B. Coagulans decreases endotoxin , liver fibrosis and serotonin

    B. Coagulans , a spore forming bacteria, few people proably have heard of . In my opinion it's one of the best probiotics and bacteria strains available. It decreases endotoxin ,liver fibrosis inflammation, boosts a very healthy bacterium called F. Prausnitzii, which in turn lowers serotonin...
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    Why You Need Calcium And Fat (Butyrate) To Be Fit And Healthy

    Calcium and specifically, a certain acid called Butyrate, found in full fat dairy, is what is needed to keep you healthy, fit and living longer. The Health Benefits of Butyrate: Meet the Anti-Inflammatory Fat The Health Benefits of Butyrate: Meet the Anti-Inflammatory Fat (from the article)...
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    Butyrate Stimulates Leptin Expression

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22122897 Leptin induces pro-inflammatory cytokines such as tnf-alpha and il-6, reduce il-10, and is linked to various cancers. It apparently has some neuro-protective effects (explaining the obese paradox), but from what I found the same benefits can be...
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