Month: April 2017

Effect of Iron on Gut Flora

Iron and bacterial infections It is well known that iron should not be supplemented during an active infection as it can stimulate bacterial or fungal growth (Bruhn & Spellberg 2015). However, it is less common knowledge that iron affects the composition of gut flora too. Hence in the human body iron is tightly bound to various proteins that limit iron […]

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BCNH Newsletter – March 2017

Easter is just around the corner so why not take a look at some *eggciting* cocoa recipes in the March instalment of the BCNH Newsletter! March’s articles and features include: World Health Day takes action on Depression Science Update with Ben Brown The role of IgG in food intolerance with Nigel Abraham Food in season: […]

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