Sarah Desrochers

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Loss of microbial gut diversity a threat to health?

Our bodies are made up of nearly equal numbers of human and microbial cells. These tiny passengers are vital for our health but are dwindling in …

Wellness

Everything You Need To Know About Fecal Transplants

Apparently they can "re-poop-ulate" your body with good bacteria...<p>Stomach issues can be seriously debilitating. So when they’re chronic, it can be a huge damper on someone’s quality of life. Enter fecal microbiota transplants, or FMT, an experimental new way to treat gut problems. Yes, it’s …

Microbiology

The Amazing Hidden Health Benefits of Common Kitchen Spices and Herbs Revealed!

Have you ever thought how much beneficial the regular herbs and kitchen spices are? Some herbs and spices are commonly used in foods and majority of …

5 Foods High in Probiotics That Aren't Yogurt

There are other ways to get your daily dose.<p>New research published in the journal <i>Hypertension</i> finds that people who eat probiotics usually have lower blood pressure readings than those who don't. Add it to the list of health benefits that come from consuming the live microorganisms (namely, …

Holistic Medicine

5 Surprising Reasons to Finally Give Up Soda

They also promised to post calorie counts on vending machines. The voluntary move—announced September 23, 2014—acknowledges their role in rising …

Your gut microbiome

Regular readers of Wellbeing Magazine will know I have a little obsession with the human microbiome which has been ongoing now for many a year. …