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Having trouble exercising under lockdown? With the easing of measures, no more excuses: it’s time to get back to it! Be careful, though: just like a sedentary lifestyle, too much physical activity may disrupt your gut microbiota and harm your muscles. Numerous studies have shown that, i...
High-level athletes are more vulnerable to cavities and gum disease (gingivitis), dental plaque, chronic dental diseases… Is their mouth more fragile? A study of the oral microbiota of professional rugby players by a French team seems to confirm it. Since a number of observations were m...
While benefits of sports are well known, the link with the microbiota is just starting to be investigated. An Irish team studied the impact of physical activity on our intestinal flora. Besides the heart, brain or muscles, the microbiota is an unsuspected beneficiary of physical exercis...