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17 Probiotic Foods To Include In Your Diet

Have you ever heard about probiotics? Wondered how to include them in your diet when they are considered to be healthy. This post delves you through …

Nutrition

You Got Preserved

When chef Floyd Cardoz emigrated from Goa, India, to New York, his love for flavorful and fiery fruit chutney came with him. Though largely …

Recipes

Ginger, Lemon, and Lavender Kombucha Recipe

<i>Kombucha is all the rage as it is full of many nutrients that support heart, brain and gut health. This twist on the classic drink is perfect for</i> …

Beverages
PubMed

An Open Letter to Kombucha: Why Are You So Addicting?

It’s the grossest thing I’ve ever loved (and where to find it in San Diego)<p>By Troy Johnson<p>Published: 2018.01.15 04:42 PM<p>Let’s be honest. The first …

Balsamic Vinegar

Kombucha Clothing Is Made from the Yeasty Leftovers of the Hip Tea

A brand called Kombucha Couture uses SCOBYs to make fabric<p>While the purportedly healthy, sometimes surprisingly boozy fermented tea has been billed …

Couture

Foods with the Most Probiotics and How to Make Them - Chowhound

I have a terrible digestive system. I’ve been cursed with an inability to digest lactose and I have problems digesting wheat. Anything too fatty or …

Nutrition

Bacteria Living in Our Gut Are Hijacking And Controlling Our Genes

Don't panic, they're on our side.<p>Your gut microflora isn't just sitting silently waiting for you to wolf down your next meal – it turns out there's a …

Biology

How the Victorians help explain our obsession with the microbiome

In recent years, the microbiome has made a transformation from “obscure to ubiquitous”. Numerous studies have tentatively associated the whole range …

Microbiome

From crickets to kefir, 2018's biggest health and fitness trends

If you’re hanging off the edge of your seat to hear what the new kale is, then wait no further. It’s still kale: sales increased by 66% last year, but now it’s being added to baby food and doggy treats, as well as human breakfast smoothie bowls, according to research conducted for Market Watch. You …

Nutrition

New Study Shows Fiber and Probiotic Can Fix Leaky Gut

A recent study[1] published in <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> reveals that good gut bacteria – specifically bifidobacteria – rely upon fiber as a nutritional …

Microbiome

Google confirms that 2017 was the year of apple cider vinegar

Google has officially released its annual “Year in Search” data detailing the most popular search terms of 2017 and, given that the site knows more …

Tom Brady

Gut Microbiome Health Linked to Social Circles

We influence one another more than we’ll ever know. Ideas, mores, customs, and religions spread through communities like contagions. So does …

Microbiome

Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?

Support the news<p>It's a typical hectic morning at Michele Comisky's house in Vienna, Va., when she gets a knock on her front door.<p>"Hi, how are you?" …

11 Probiotic Foods That Are Super Healthy

Probiotics are live microorganisms that have health benefits when consumed (1).<p>These are usually beneficial bacteria that serve some function in the …

Nutrition

What Bacteria Can Tell Us About Human Evolution

To discover our species’ deep history and to shape its future health, we should learn from the microbes that accompanied us on our evolutionary …

What is Microbiome and Why It is Important for Brain Health, Immunity and Emotional Well-Being

As strange as it sounds, there are way more bacterial cells than human cells in the human body. And without them, it’s likely that none of us would …

Microbiome

Mother Dirt Is The Skincare Brand That Wants You To Put Live Bacteria On Your Face

Believe it or not, live bacteria actually has heaps of skincare benefits.<p>Whether you walk to work or take the tube, chances are, you always reach for …

A Taste of the Sea: How to Make Tai O's Famous Shrimp Paste

The briny aroma of the Cheng Cheung Hing shrimp paste factory has lingered on the shores of Tai O for nearly a century. Shrimp paste is one of Hong …

6 Amazing Things Probiotics Can Do For Your Entire Body

Good bacteria can help you poop, cure your acne, and even boost your heart health<p>Gut health is garnering quite a lot of attention these days, and the hype isn’t dying down any time soon. Scientists are finally starting to understand how your microbiome, or the vast variety of bacteria that live …

How-To: Make Koji Fried Chicken with Angela Dimayuga

Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food in NYC shows us how to make perfectly crispy fried chicken using koji—a.k.a. fermented rice.<p>In this episode of <i>How-To</i> , Mission Chinese Food's executive chef Angela Dimayuga shows us how to use koji—a form of fermented cooked rice or soybeans—as a marinade to …

Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

Intelligence is not a quality to attribute lightly to microbes. There is no reason to think that bacteria, slime molds and similar single-cell forms …

Biology

What's the Best Vinegar to Use in Any Given Situation?

Think beyond balsamic<p>I like an acid pop in my sauces, I’m addicted to pickles, I love a sipping vinegar or shrub if it’s being offered. My …

Gut microbes, key guests on Turkey Day, could be used therapeutically

This Thanksgiving, give thanks to the millions of microbes roaming around in your gut. As you lean back from the table, your tummy content, they’ll …

Microbiome

Andrew Zimmern's Guide to Vinegars

Let’s take a peek at olive oil’s best acidic friend that isn’t lemon juice.<p>Vinegar is back. If you don’t think so, grab a copy of Michael Harlan …

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Eat for a Super Healthy Body

The human body has evolved to become a self-organizing and self-healing organism that conceives of truly magnificent ways to maintain vitality. One …

Enhanced understanding of the microbiome is helping medicine

WHEN, at the turn of the century, the first human genomes were sequenced, many biologists felt they had had delivered into their hands the keys to …

Microbiome

Gut Bacteria And The Obesity Epidemic - The Gut Microbiome Weight Loss Diet

The global obesity epidemic is growing at a staggering rate and shows no sign of slowing; <b>1 in 3 people in the UK will be obese by 2034</b> and 1 in 10 …

The health benefits of kombucha

Fermented food has soared in popularity in recent years, in part thanks to the ever increasing interest and research into gut health. Kombucha, a …

Nutrition