What happens inside volcanoes?

Volcanoes are one of the most fascinating features on the surface of the Earth. We have come a long way from the...

Gut gardening to improve mental health

The human gut is home to trillions of microorganisms, and research is finding that this microbiome has important impacts on our health and wellbeing. However, what do you do when you feel that your gut microbiome needs a boost? It is possible to change your microbiome, for both better and worse?University of Canterbury MSc Psychology student Jessica Heaton outlines interesting ways to improve our gut microbiome's bacterial diversity, and how this can impact our physical and mental health.

Fish oil supplements in New Zealand

Are NZ fish oil supplements safe, true to label and can they provide a health benefit?I recently co-authored...

Exploring the microbiome and its relationship with infant health

For the past several years, through the NUTRIMUM study, Te Puna Toiora | UC’s Mental Health and Nutrition Research group has been...