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Old Foods and New Hope for Gut Health

Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and kombucha, host billions of gut friendly bacteria. Learn why Dr. B suggests you include fermented foods in your everyday diet. 436 more words

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Gut Bacteria May Turn Common Nutrient into Clot-enhancing Compound

Gut bacteria can produce a clot-enhancing compound when people eat a nutrient found in a variety of foods including meat, eggs and milk, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. 285 more words





My name is Carlo, and this is my blog, Think Again. This blog is intended to be a space where I can share information that has helped me heal from gut issues, which have not only caused problems with digestion and food sensitivities but also significant extra-intestinal symptoms – most notably an interference in my ability to think and focus.  389 more words


Collection of microbes in the gastrointestinal tract changes with the diet we eat

Microbes are all around us; in the air we breathe and surfaces we touch. But, we don’t fall sick from exposure to microbes. Why? Because our bodies possess an immune system capable of defending against harmful microbes when we are healthy. 404 more words


What are some ways to test if you have good gut bacteria?

What constitutes good gut bacteria? What’s their benchmark? We have no clue. Economics of gene sequencing technology means fecal microbiome sequencing costs (1) a fraction of what it did just a few years back. 619 more words


How far are we from having our bacteria engineered to reduce obesity?

Refers to: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160827162200.htm

Though we’re still far from knowing enough to precisely engineer human weight loss through gut microbe manipulations, ironically, at least one case study ( 1,736 more words


Hello World and Microbial Friends!

Just a small introduction…

I wanted to start this first post as a little introduction and as to how I got here; a sparkle-eyed lass excited to talk anyones ear off about the tiny microbes inhabiting our guts! 626 more words

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