Coronavirus: how to keep your gut microbiome healthy to fight COVID-19

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As well as protecting yourself from the virus on the outside, you can also build up your defences from the inside by strengthening your immune system. One thing that you can control immediately is the health of the trillions of microbes living in your gut, writes Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King’s College … Read more

Want to live longer? Eat less

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If you want to reduce levels of inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer—eat less food. That’s the conclusion of a new study by scientists from the US and China that provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats. While … Read more