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Does the Western diet give you spots?

By disorganizing the intestinal microbiota, the Western diet, too high in fats and dairy products, encourages the development of acne, according to a Chinese study.   Acne vulgaris–commonly called acne–is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin which affects 80% to 90% of adolesce...

Is the composition of intestinal microbiota a marker for psoriasis?

According to a new study, psoriasis could be characterized by the depletion of the bacterium Akkermansia muciniphila in the intestinal microbiota. This study opens new avenues of investigation into this skin disorder.   Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, in which specific ...

Are vegetarians protected from metabolic disorders?

Consuming meat makes it more likely your gastrointestinal tract will be colonized by bacteria that create a favorable environment for cardiac diseases and metabolic disorders. So meat is okay, but not too much?   While diets rich in fat and poor in fiber are associated with an increased r...
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