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Diseases, Nutrition
Jun
12
Can probiotics prevent flu and colds?
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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 lasted

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Nutrition
Jun
09
Sauerkraut
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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 larger

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Microbiome and gut health
Jun
03
Right from the start: gut microbes in infancy
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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 workshop

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Microbiome and gut health
May
11
Gut feelings – gut microbes contribute to our MOOD and BEHAVIOR
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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 a

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Microbiome and gut health
Apr
16
Gut Microbiota – an unappreciated organ
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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 to

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