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In your future: More healthful foods to nourish the non-human you

” the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person “
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2012 — The focus of nutrition for good health is quietly shifting to include consumption of food ingredients specifically designed to nourish the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person, an authority on the topic said here today. 513 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Tasty Ways to Get More Out of Yacon Syrup

Yacon syrup is an amazingly tasty, low calorie and all-natural sweetener that also happens to be very versatile. Dieters and foodies alike who try yacon syrup is a bit stunned by how sweet it is and how little they miss sugar after making the “yacon syrup switch.” There is, however, another important aspect to yacon syrup; yacon syrup’s impressive versatility means that it can be used in a variety of ways. 331 more words

Yacon Syrup

Getting to Know the Inner You

This is not a health blog. But, I do feel obliged to post on BIG trends that can affect how we all live. And there is such a trend that will change the way we think about food. 43 more words

Food And Wine

The bugs made me eat it

Gene for gene, you and I are more microbe than human.  In fact, microbial cells that reside within us outnumber our human cells by ten to one! 1,133 more words


Bacteriophages as a treatment of dysbiosis are something new to me that I haven’t started using with patients yet however it is definitely going to be something I continue to follow.  106 more words


Ironman Year One Episode 39: Free The Animal for a Gut Check - Guest Richard Nikoley

Our guest is a no-nonsense fixture in the paleo/real-food movement. He is the go-to guy on resistant starch, and is currently authoring a major book on the gut biome. 30 more words

Doughboy To Ironman

Prebiotics...Probiotics. What's the difference?

Probiotics have become main stream although many of us don’t really understand what they are or what they do.  Our GI tract naturally contains over 400 different species of bacteria.  240 more words