Kristof Polleunis

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Scientists Find 69 Different Factors That Control Your Gut Bacteria

Including your choice of chocolate and contraceptives.<p>Deep within our bowels, there's a flourishing, miniature ecosystem called the gut microbiome - …

Microbiology

Tweaking Our Gut Bacteria Could Help Protect Our Brain From Strokes

Experiments with animals saw 60% less brain damage.<p>Recent research has shown how fundamentally important the bacteria in our gut are to the rest of …

Medical Research

How to install CyanogenMod 13 on your Android phone

CyanogenMod 13<p><b>Update:</b> CyanogenMod will no longer be updated. While you can still download and install previous versions of CyanogenMod, you're better …

Android Phones

Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain

A neurologist explains the power of your microbiome to heal and protect your brain.<p>Your brain’s health is dictated by what goes on in your gut. …

Wellness

Growth Rate of Bacteria in Gut May Signal Disease

New research could help doctors diagnose some chronic diseases earlier and treat them more effectively.<p>The bacterial ecosystem in the lower intestine …

Wellness

Gut Check

According to Rob Knight, PhD, the gut and its microbes — including trillions of bacteria — may be as important to who we are as our brains.<p>In an …

Wellness

Olo Smartphone 3D Printer

3D printing has generally been a desk-bound process. The Olo Smartphone 3D Printer is out to change that. It uses the light from your phone and …

3D Printing

Lively Foods: Your Guide to Fermentation

There’s a simple pleasure that comes from eating something homemade. Whether it’s the time it takes to construct it, or the amount of love we put …

Spices

Is fermented food a recipe for good gut health?

<b>Fermentation as a way of preserving food dates back thousands of years, but it is now being held up as a potentially important source of friendly, health-giving bacteria. So should we all be eating sauerkraut and kimchi?</b><p>Allowing bacteria to form in a sealed jar of vegetables over a few months might …

Do you have a healthy gut?

In her clinic, naturopath Helena Davis has seen everything from ringing ears to the inability to focus to white-covered tongues. She’s a gut health …

Estonia’s e-residency program makes it easy for Singaporeans to do business in the EU

The European country is very keen to have Singapore aboard its innovation bandwagon.

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

The science of gut health could radically change modern medicine

Illustration, Casie Wilson.<p><i>This story was originally published January 2016 and has been updated.</i><p>Chances are you don’t routinely think about the …

Microbiology

A Protein In The Gut May Explain Why Some Can't Stomach Gluten

If you've found that you are sensitive to gluten — the stretchy protein that makes wheat bread fluffy and pie crusts crisp — perhaps you've had to bear the brunt of the gluten-free backlash.<p>Some 47 percent of American consumers say the gluten-free diet is a fad, according to Mintel research. And …

Artisan Pickles

Refrigerator pickles are incredibly simple – no sterilizing jars required. Try green beans, cauliflower, bell peppers, jalapeños or onions, too! <br>This …

Everything You've Been Too Afraid To Ask About Kombucha

Plus, step-by-step illustrated directions on how to make your own batch.<p>Kombucha, the fermented tea that's taken American supermarkets by storm, is clearly here to stay. If you drink it and love it, then you know that this effervescent drink comes with a steep price tag. Luckily there is a solution …

12 Foods That Will Be Super Trendy in 2016

Sourdough pizza, hot chicken, and savory ice cream — coming up.<p>Of course your New Year will be full of ~surprises~. But Michael Whiteman, food forecaster with nearly 40 years of experience and president of the Baum + Whiteman food consultancy, says he knows what's in store for next year — at least …

9 Fascinating Facts About The Microbiome, The Trillions Of Microbes Hidden Inside Us

The still-mysterious ecosystem of bacteria living inside you determines an incredible amount about your health–and your personality.<p>“Bacteria are living things. They are not trying to hurt you. They are not trying to help you. They are just trying to stay alive, like the rest of us.”<p>So begins the …

Etsy Entrepreneurs Share 7 Secrets to Their Success

<i>By Teddy Nykiel</i><p>It started as a mix of desperation and creativity. Claudia Lucero was up to her ears in student loans, and she needed some extra cash to make her payments. So in 2009 she took her hobby - making homemade cheese - and launched an Etsy business selling cheese-making kits.<p>Her goal was …

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

Let's Get Fizzy With It! Your Water Kefir Flavor Guide

Let’s Get Fizzy With It! Your Water Kefir Flavor Guide<p><b>All recipes for approx. 1 quart of brewed water kefir. Learn how to make water kefir here.</b><p><b>Basic</b> …

7 Kefir Benefits, Plus Nutrition Facts & How to Make - Dr. Axe

You may have heard of <b>coconut kefir</b> and wondered: What is kefir? Well, kefir is a unique cultured dairy product that’s one of the most <b>probiotic-rich</b> …

7 ways your gut bacteria can create, help prevent and heal practically any disease

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>The quality, quantity, and composition of the bacteria in your gut have enormous influence on your brain. Dr. David Perlmutter explores …

Many Probiotics Contain Traces of Gluten, Study Says

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Holistic Medicine

Unraveling the Influence of Gut Microbes on the Mind and Mood

Within the last decade, the phrase “gut feelings” has taken on a whole new meaning. Traditionally, scientists have focused on the role of the central …

How to Use Kimchi

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Kimchi is a staple of Korean food. You'll find the fermented vegetable dish at almost any Korean restaurant or meal.<p>But just because the ingredient is Korean doesn't mean it can't be added to less traditional dishes. We went to Mama …

This New Fuel Cell Fits In Your Pocket, For Carbon-Neutral Charging Off The Grid

Next time your smartphone drains too quickly, recharge it with this fuel cell that only weighs as much as a cup of sugar.<p>In theory, our electronic gadgets keep getting more portable. In reality, most of us are still tethered to the nearest wall outlet–and to whatever conventional energy sources, …