Is your gut leaky?
Let’s face it: exposure to certain factors makes our gut leak! Scientists all over the world are working hard to unravel the puzzles on the growing incidence of many diseases, particularly in Western countries. It will take time beforeRead article
Early antibiotic use may impact health later in life
“Antibiotics, once being the best intervention ever, now lead to antimicrobial resistance, posing one of the greatest threats to human health” Antibiotic dilemma My first experience with an antibiotic dilemma was directly after myRead article
Can probiotics prevent flu and colds?
Respiratory tract infections and probiotics During the 2013-2014 winter, my family accounted many episodes of Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs). I, my husband, and both my daughters were experiencing recurrent RTIs, and this saga lastedRead article
Ingredients (for about 2 liters) 1 kilogram white cabbage About 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt Equipment Widemouth jar or ceramic crock Plate that fits inside jar/crock Smaller jelly jar (filled with water) that fits inside the largerRead article
Right from the start: gut microbes in infancy
Bringing my daughters into this world was quite an unforgettable experience. I had a lot questions and uncertainties prior to giving a birth for the first time so I took birthing workshops, pregnancy yoga classes, and a lactation workshopRead article
Gut feelings – gut microbes contribute to our MOOD and BEHAVIOR
It seems weird to think that our gut microorganisms may have something to do with our mood and our behavior. We know now that they play a role in many diseases, but do they also have a say in how we feel? Actually, yes, they do! There is aRead article
Gut Microbiota – an unappreciated organ
Microbiota – Behind the scenes The microorganisms within our intestines form a complex community called microbiota. The gut microbiota occupy intestinal spaces. Microbiota, sometimes called microflora, is a community of microorganisms toRead article