Gastric bypass study raises prospect of non-invasive obesity treatment New research shows that changes in gut bacteria populations may be responsible for the success of gastric bypass surgery. Future treatments may achieve similar results with less invasive methods, writes Andrew Masterson. A scanning electron micrograph of Lactobacillus paracasei bacteria, a common probiotic that can protect against pathological intestinal flora.
Does Baby Formula Have Fructose? ~ This article says that "Fructose, the natural sugar in fruits and vegetables, is healthy and safe for your baby." So, putting sugar in baby formula is a good thing? Haven't they heard of the growing epidemic of obese infants?
Effect of Lactobacillus paracasei NCC 2461 on skin reactivity study . Benef Microbes. 2014;5(2):137-145. participants were provided with a sachet containing powder of Lactobacillus paracasei, 1x10^10 cfu. The other group was provided a placebo sachet containing the food additive maltodextrin.