157 Organisms form the “baseline biome” of a healthy gut, say researchers

In a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE, a group of researchers identified 157 microorganisms that may be essential for a healthy gut. These organisms form a “baseline biome” that may hint at what a normal human microbiome looks like. According to co-author Keith Crandall of George Washington University (GWU) this baseline microbial list, which they called GutFeelingKB, provides preliminary data that may be useful for future … Continue reading 157 Organisms form the “baseline biome” of a healthy gut, say researchers

10 Tips to boost your immunity the natural way

Having a healthy immune response is key to prevent diseases. It’s especially important nowadays with the novel coronavirus, which now has infected more than 30 million people worldwide. People with a weakened immune system are more likely to get sick. And though taking up such precautions as wearing a mask has its benefits, it has its limitations. Fortunately, there are natural ways … Continue reading 10 Tips to boost your immunity the natural way

Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics!

Source: Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics! by Dr. Edward Group By now, most people know that probiotic supplements give your gut a boost of good bacteria and provide many health benefits. But experts have identified an exciting new ingredient that can take gut health to the next level — bacteriophages. Pioneering companies like Global Healing are using … Continue reading Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics!

The gut-healing wonder drink: How to make your own water kefir

Kombucha is a popular health drink, but it may put people off because of its intense vinegary smell. If you’re looking for a gut health-boosting drink that’s easier on the stomach, try water kefir. Kombucha and water kefir: What’s the difference? Both kombucha and water kefir are fermented drinks that can be brewed at home and infused with different … Continue reading The gut-healing wonder drink: How to make your own water kefir

The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut

Source: The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut by Dr. Edward Group The digestive system doesn’t get enough credit. Not only does it break down the food you eat, but it also plays a major role in keeping you healthy. There’s a strong connection between your gut and your immune … Continue reading The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut

5 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity NOW!

Source: 5 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity NOW! by Dr. Edward Group With everything going on around us, from the public health concerns around us to social distancing, immunity is top of mind for most people. What that means is how do you keep your immune system healthy so that your body is healthy, strong, and resilient … Continue reading 5 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity NOW!

Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

Source: Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference? by Dr. Edward Group The popularity of probiotics is soaring, and for good reason: the tiny microorganisms living in your gut have a huge impact on your health.[1] But did you know that there are two different kinds of probiotic supplements? They are called resident and transient strains. If … Continue reading Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

The gut’s role in food allergies: Scientists identify changes in gut microbiota that may prevent or even reverse food allergies

The effects of food allergies can range from simply being annoying or inconvenient, preventing you from eating your favorite food, to life-threatening, like difficulty breathing. While medical means of combating food allergies do exist, a recent study has found a more natural, and potentially more effective, method of fighting food allergies – adjusting gut bacteria. A … Continue reading The gut’s role in food allergies: Scientists identify changes in gut microbiota that may prevent or even reverse food allergies

Is a healthier gut microbiome the master key to longevity?

Researchers now believe that boosting the health of the gut microbiome may be the secret to living healthier in old age. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers looked at how fecal transplantation from young mice to older ones stimulated the gut microbiome and revived the gut’s immune system. The gut, more so than many other internal … Continue reading Is a healthier gut microbiome the master key to longevity?

Anxiety | Tips to Help Ease the Struggle

Dr. Group talks about an epidemic affecting adults and children alike — anxiety and depression. Life can be tough sometimes, and with so many people diagnosed with these conditions every day, it’s time to get down to the root cause. If you or a loved one is going through this, know that you are not … Continue reading Anxiety | Tips to Help Ease the Struggle