Microorganisms in the gut boost the immune system’s ability to fight a herpes virus that can cause fatal brain inflammation – NaturalNews.com – November 24, 2019

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(Natural News) A recent study from the Beckman Research Institute in California revealed a surprising link between gut bacteria and inflammation. The findings, which were published in the journal Nature Communications, identified an envelope molecule from Bacteroides fragilis to have anti-inflammatory properties. According to the researchers, the molecule – which they called capsular polysaccharide A (PSA) – promotes protective and anti-inflammatory responses during a viral infection. In particular, it can be used to protect the body against herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), a severe form of brain inflammation with a 70 percent mortality rate without treatment. →

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7 Scientifically-proven health benefits of eating nutrient-rich Brazil nuts — NaturalNews.com – October 28, 2019

(Natural News) Brazil nuts not only make a healthy and nutritious snack, they also offer a variety of health benefits. Research suggests that eating these nutrient-dense nuts can help reduce inflammation, improve heart health, and support thyroid function. →

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Researchers: Eat healthily today and enjoy brain-boosting benefits later — NaturalNews.com – October 4, 2019

(Natural News) The food you’re putting in your body can influence your health today and even later in life. A study in Neurology revealed that adhering to a heart-healthy diet – one that’s rich in fruits and vegetables; moderate in nuts, fish, and alcohol; and low in meat and full-fat dairy – is associated with better cognitive performance, including thinking and memory skills, later in life. →

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