How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune system. As our bodies have adapted to life in modern society, we've started to lose some of our normal microbes; at the same time, diseases linked to a loss of diversity in microbiome … Continue reading How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

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BPA and Your Microbiome

If you’ve been following my work even for just a short while, you know I’m big on gut health. That’s because science is increasingly discovering the huge impact that our good bacteria have on our health, and how bad bacteria can hinder it. We’re always learning more about the intricacies of our beneficial bacteria, called … Continue reading BPA and Your Microbiome

Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test

Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test This stool test is unlike any your conventional doctor does.  Watch the video as Dr. Amy Myers explains this four page functional medicine comprehensive stool test. Page 1 –  Tests the levels of good bacteria in your gut — your ‘army’. Page 2 –  Determines if you have any infections … Continue reading Functional Medicine Comprehensive Stool Test

Probiotics for Mental Health

The Benefits of Probiotics Are Well-Documented — But Can They Improve Mental Health? Probiotics for Mental Health: where we stand today. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on … Continue reading Probiotics for Mental Health

Medical Director of Swiss Clinic Takes Brave Stand on the Hazards of Electromagnetic Pollution

Dr. Thomas Rau, Medical Director of the world renowned Paracelsus Clinic in Lustmühle, Switzerland says he is convinced ‘electromagnetic loads’ lead to cancer, concentration problems, ADD, tinnitus, migraines, insomnia, arrhythmia, Parkinson’s and even back pain. At Paracelsus (www.paracelsus.ch), cancer patients are now routinely educated in electromagnetic field remediation strategies and inspectors from the Geopathological Institute … Continue reading Medical Director of Swiss Clinic Takes Brave Stand on the Hazards of Electromagnetic Pollution

The wider impacts of gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics are needed every day for optimal health, even to help lower food sensitivity reactions and related allergies. Our intestinal flora cannot be optimal without constant replenishment since we cannot avoid ingesting pesticides and insecticides or GMO foods that elaborate pesticides. This research review will indicate that even allergies are influenced by gut … Continue reading The wider impacts of gut health

SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Source: SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you frequently experience gas, bloating, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea or constipation, you might brush off your symptoms or blame it on something you ate. But if those symptoms linger, you might consider whether you have … Continue reading SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Children born to mothers exposed to microbes during pregnancy may be less likely to develop allergies, German researchers say. They found that pregnant mice exposed to inhaled barnyard microbes gave birth to allergy-resistant offspring. The microbe exposure triggered a mild inflammatory response in the mothers. This response was characterized by increased expression of microbe-sensing Toll-like … Continue reading Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Thanks to advances in the understanding of the human body and bacteria, the incredible list of benefits that probiotics offer has been brought to light! Knowing if probiotics are right for you specifically might be a challenge, but knowing a little bit more … Continue reading Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Probiotics are microorganisms that support a healthy gut flora. Available in foods or supplements, probiotics can boost the immune system, support digestive health, and relieve gas, bloating, and abdominal discomfort. If you follow a vegan, vegetarian, or dairy-free diet, there are plenty of … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic