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Herbsprout is a webblog and podcast dedicated to sharing the health benefits of herbs, food, innovations related to our gut microbiome. Herbsprout seeks to bridge the vast chasm dividing the mainstream medical community and alternative medicine.

gut bacteria reduces productivity as we age

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According to a January 25, 2022 Medical News Today report, gut bacteria which produce a metabolite called urolithin A improves the overall efficiency of mitochondria, which prevent fatigue and helps maintain strength and endurance.

Part of the issue is that as we age, our cells progressively lose their capacity for “mitophagy”, which is the breakdown and recycling of faulty mitochondria, says David Marcinek, Ph.D., a professor of radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Professor Marcinek and his team are currently exploring clinical trials of Urolithin A supplements to determine efficacy for the aging.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/gut-microbiome-may-hold-key-to-combat-muscle-decline-in-aging
Would you use Urolithin A supplements if it were safe and available?

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