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Microbiome...What Did You Say?

The first time I heard the term microbiome during my training to become a Certified Health Coach I looked it up to see what it meant. 740 more words


Researchers uncover new knowledge about our intestines



Researchers from DTU Systems Biology have mapped 500 previously unknown microorganisms in human intestinal flora as well as 800 also unknown bacterial viruses (also called bacteriophages) which attack intestinal bacteria. 448 more words

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How to Make Sauerkraut (A Guide for Beginners)

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; if you’re not into fermenting, you are missing out! Not only on the AMAZING health benefits and natural probiotics created through the process of fermentation, but also on the fun! 427 more words


How to ensure your child gets the best gut flora.

Most people think that a baby gets its gut flora during delivery and that C section means they don’t acquire the same beneficial flora. Actually a baby can develop gut flora up to about age four and there are a number of factors that can affect it. 306 more words


Chronic Pain Reduced by the Paleo Lifestyle

I spend 50% of my clinical time treating chronic pain patients. A paleolithic diet which consists of pastured grass-fed meat, free range poultry and eggs, fresh seafood, fresh vegetables, fruits and nuts decreases inflammation by eliminating major sources of dietary induced inflammation. 721 more words


Thoughts on the low FODMAP diet

I haven’t quite abandoned the low FODMAP diet but I know it hasn’t worked for me. Briefly, for those unfamiliar with FODMAPs, they are types of carbohydrate that aren’t digested well, if at all, by the body but are feasted on by bacteria. 1,368 more words