Prebiotics And Probiotics For A Healthy Gut Biome
Right now, as you read this, an entire ecosystem of bacteria is living in your gut. In fact, you might be more bacterium than human: we have about an equal number of bacteria and human...Read more
Wed, Feb 07, 181 Comments
How does the Gut Microbiome really affect our health?
When I was in graduate school, I was working 3 teaching positions, running a clinical study, fulfilling my research data collection and analysis, studying for a “Qualifying Exam,” which would basically determine whether I became...
Thu, Feb 02, 170 Comments
Dysbiosis: How To Balance Your Gut For Better Performance
Your small intestine (gut) is home to trillions of bacteria from hundreds of different species. They compete, cooperate, grow, shrink, and engage in an intricate dance that keeps a healthy balance. Your gut bacteria influence your whole body. There’s a direct pathway between your gut and your brain, for example . Gut bacteria can even influence body-wide fat storage . Your gut biome’s widespread influence gives you a powerful opportunity to strengthen your whole body. The flip side of that, though, is that when your gut bacteria fall out of balance, you can see a broad range of effects. If...Read more