Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-Induced Dysbiosis of the Intestinal Microbiota and the Effects on Immunity and Disease Read full article HERE Kirsty Brown  †, Daniella DeCoffe  †, Erin Molcan and Deanna L. Gibson  * Department of Biology, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada; Abstract Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes. The gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota is the collection of…

Mind Altering Microbes: How your gut microbiome may influence your mood

Mind Altering Microbes: How your gut microbiome may influence your mood

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this” Mind Altering Microbes:  How your gut microbiome may influence your mood. While we have certainly heard that appetite and digestion are controlled by the enteric nervous system  (also known as “the master control panel in your gut”), who would’ve thought that the gut might also control your emotions and mood?  It’s…

Stewed Apples with Cinnamon

Stewed Healing Apples and Immune Cofactors Foods confer information to humans through the direct delivery of micro and macronutrients via different signalling mechanisms. The immune system in the gastrointestinal system is a highly active component of human health and its bacterial load, in conjunction with the foods selected confer a wide range of opportunities for…

Zonulin

Zonulin: A Discovery That Changed the Way We View Inflammation, Autoimmune Disease and Cancer

An amazing discovery a few years ago revolutionized our ability to understand the gut and permeability and how this impacts a wide range of health conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease to inflammation and food sensitivities. This little molecule, Zonulin, has quite a story…   Zonulin Is The “Doorway” To Leaky Gut Zonulin opens up…

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You! There is a microbial zoo living inside you, literally trillions of microscopic organisms―more than 10,000 different kinds of them―all co-existing with each other and you. In fact they outnumber you ten to one and ninety percent of the genetic material, (DNA and RNA) in your body is not yours, it belongs…

Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions

Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions

Tips for Dealing with Herxheimer or Die-off Reactions. Dealing With Yeast Die-Off (Herxheimer) Reactions Yeast overgrowth can happen in response to improper diet, poor immunity, difficulties in digestion and antibiotic use. Poorly digested food can lead to putrefaction (rotting) and encourages the growth of organisms.  Antibiotic use destroys the normal balance of gut flora and…