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Gut Feeling: the Microbiome and Mental Health

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome (New Society Publishers, 2017<i>),</i> <i>by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and by Alan C. Logan, ND presents the scientific</i> …

Mental Health

Not just a fad: the surprising, gut-wrenching truth about gluten

In the UK, one in 10 people now avoid gluten, and they can increasingly choose from a wide array of food products to help them do so. Last year, the “free-from” market, with gluten-free as its anchor, showed a 27% rise in sales. Gluten-free bread, cakes and pasta have become a staple of …

Gluten-Free

6 Ways Drinking Refreshingly Tart Kombucha Tea Can Benefit Your Overall Health

Whether you’re scrolling your Pinterest feed or strolling through your grocery store, you’ve probably noticed kombucha becoming more and more popular …

The Microbiome: Human Medicine and Agriculture in a Microbial World

Conference<p>Location<p>The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG<p>Register for this event<p>Free<p>Overview<p>This one-day conference …

Fermented foods: Why they’re amazing for your health

<i>By Carrie Murphy for Blisstree.com</i><p>If you’re at all interested in health or nutrition, you’ve probably heard people raving about the benefits of …

Wellness

3 Surprising Ways to Use Leftover Pickle Juice

You'll never throw away that old pickle jar again.<p>Whether they’re homemade or store bought, pickles are not only a terrific summer staple, but …

Nutrition

How to Make Your Own Homemade Kombucha

First things first: Don't be scared of your SCOBY.<p>So you've heard the buzz about kombucha, the trendy fermented tea drink touted to promote …

Immune System

A single genetic change in gut bacteria alters host metabolism

New study provides greater understanding of how the microbiome affects metabolism<p>Scientists have found that deleting a single gene in a particular …

Medical Research

Nature and nurture shape the microbiome

Abstract<p>Host and microbial tryptophan metabolism work together to regulate gut mucosal barrier function and metabolic disease.<p>Recent research …

4 reasons why you should consider trying kombucha — the trendy 'health' drink people are swearing by

If you've set foot in a cafe recently, you're probably pretty familiar with the phenomenon that is kombucha. In the simplest terms, kombucha is a black or green tea fermented with sugar and a culture made from yeast and bacteria, which gives it an unmistakable tang and level of natural …

Oxymel Is the Tart, Herbal Tonic You Can Make at Home

A vinegar elixir with a storied past.<p>There’s the bewitching word itself, a mash-up of the Latin “acid” and “honey.” There’s its olden-days guarantee: Hippocrates prescribed it; Pliny the Elder wrote of it. There’s its many dazzling health claims: In old England, oxymel was recommended for gout, …

So Does Kombucha Have Caffeine or Alcohol in It? How Much?!

Can you really get a buzz from that bottle?<p>A few years ago, I got carded at a bodega. This isn’t unusual—I have round cheeks and penchant for wearing pastel hair clips that would put a third grader to shame—but I wasn’t buying beer. I was just trying to get my fix of bubbly, funky kombucha.<p>By now, …

The Gut-Brain Connection: How it Works and The Role of Nutrition

The gut-brain axis is a term for the communication network that connects your gut and brain (1, 2, 3).<p>These two organs are connected both physically …

"I Drank Kombucha Every Day For 10 Days — Here's What Happened"

When I first told the Women’s Health team I wanted to drink kombucha every day, half said “yum” and the other half said “yuck”. It’s just one of …

'MICROBIOME W/ DR. JOEL WALLACH' - June 21, 2018

A Gut Doctor's Favorite Microbiome-Boosting Tonic Is Crazy Easy To Make

<i>Vincent Pedre, M.D., is part of the mbg Collective, a curated group of our most trusted wellness advisers. Since 2009, we’ve had the brightest, most</i> …

Wellness

The Traditional Drinks of Mexico

Every town in Mexico, from mammoth Mexico City to miniscule Tzintzuntzan, has someone selling the fabulously refreshing traditional cold drinks of …

The future of science could be in your gut. Here’s why

The human microbiome has been the topic of thousands of research studies in the past two decades. Rapid developments in laboratory techniques and …

The 19th-Century Crank Who Tried to Tell Us About the Microbiome

Science, we are told, advances one funeral at a time1, but sometimes it progresses through resurrections.<p>The French chemist Antoine Béchamp …

Microbiology

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

The burglary microbiome project

Researchers have demonstrated that microbial signatures, the unique microbial make-up of each individual, from the built environment can identify …

Cal Poly Pomona Team Discovers How Microbes Survive Clean Rooms and Contaminate Spacecraft

Engineers work on Opportunity (in its cruise configuration) in a cleanroom at Kennedy Space Center. (Credit: NASA)<i>by Cynthia Peters<br>Cal Poly …

The Human Microbiome Reimagined as a Cut-Paper Coral Reef by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Using the visual metaphor of a coral reef, artist Rogan Brown (previously) introduces his audience to the diverse bacteria, archaea, fungi found in …

Team discover how microbes survive clean rooms and contaminate spacecraft

Rakesh Mogul, a Cal Poly Pomona professor of biological chemistry, was the lead author of an article in the journal <i>Astrobiology</i> that offers the first …

Antibiotics Weren’t Used to Cure These Patients. Fecal Bacteria Were.

The bacteria can take over a person’s intestines and be difficult to eradicate. The infection causes fever, vomiting, cramps and diarrhea so severe that it kills 14,000 people a year in the United States alone.<p>The first line of treatment for the attacking microbes, called Clostridium difficile, is …

The Microbiome: How to Talk to Your 2 Million Genes

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Naveen Jain</i><p>The term “microbiome” has become popular in the last decade, and most people now realize that their bodies are populated by an enormous quantity of microbes. Taking every location from the skin to the mouth to the intestinal tract into consideration, the …

What Is the Difference Between Kombucha and Kefir? - Chowhound

Before we get started, let’s talk about probiotics. Wellness experts encourage us to work them into our daily regimens because they aid the digestive …

The Microbiome Is About WAY More Than Just Gut Health & Digestion

<i>The information in this report is the opinion of the author(s) and in no way reflects the</i> <i>policies or positions of KeVita. This is not intended to be</i> …

11 Types of Fizzy Probiotic Kombucha You Can Buy Online

Maybe you’ve heard about the probiotic health benefits of kombucha recently. This fermented tea originated in ancient China, and is known for its …