Category Archives: Microbiome


Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 2

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 2

Read Part 1 Histamines and Inflammation Histamine is a messenger substance in the body that aids in cellular communication. In its role as a regulator in the body, histamine works in digestion in conditions of normal gut flora, lowers blood pressure, and regulates sleep patterns. Diamine oxidase (DAO) is an important enzyme that breaks down […]

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 1

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 1

The current epidemic of chronic illness not only in the U.S. but around the world has spurred considerable research into the role of normal gut flora and inflammatory markers in the development of these chronic illnesses. Much valuable information has been generated regarding inflammation as the apparent foundation of many of these conditions. Disruptors of […]

Fermented Bananas: A DIY Probiotic Delicacy

Fermented Bananas: A DIY Probiotic Delicacy

Bananas are healthy and delicious. They are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium and an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, potassium, choline, manganese, and vitamin B6. Bananas are amongst the most widely consumed fruits on the planet and, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, America’s favorite healthy snack. Fermented bananas […]

Fight Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome with Himalayan Sea Salt

Fight Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome with Himalayan Sea Salt

What is one ingredient that can either make or break not only your recipe but also your health? – It is the humble salt. In today’s world, salt is more common than it used to be in the past. Not every salt is same. While shopping, you can find various types of salts ranging from […]

The Benefits from Probiotics: Healthy Aging, Better Living – Part 1

The Benefits from Probiotics: Healthy Aging, Better Living – Part 1

The overall benefits from probiotics have been clearly documented in research and in popular articles. Their contribution to good gut health can be easily seen in research and in clinical use. And the necessity of maintaining a healthy gut has likewise been well researched. The connection between the gut microbiome and the proper function of […]

Healthy Stomach Bacteria and the Neuroimmune System – Part 2

Healthy Stomach Bacteria and the Neuroimmune System – Part 2

Read Part 1 | Part 3 | Part 4 Dysbiosis There is currently no perfect standard for a healthy stomach bacteria. Due to environmental and genetic considerations, there are considerable differences in people’s “normal” gut flora. Generally, microbes that are healthy and diverse help to promote gut health and to maintain metabolic, structural, and signaling […]

Healthy Stomach Bacteria and the Neuroimmune System – Part 1

Healthy Stomach Bacteria and the Neuroimmune System – Part 1

Healthy stomach bacteria– not many people think about these organisms in a positive way. Most think right away of something that invades your body and makes you sick. Immediately, the majority of people get a picture of bacteria causing stomach aches, nausea, and vomiting. Something to be killed by antibiotics. The truth is, healthy stomach […]

The Power of Enzymes for Pain, Inflammation and Cancer – Systemic Enzyme Therapy Part 2

The Power of Enzymes for Pain, Inflammation and Cancer – Systemic Enzyme Therapy Part 2

Read Part 1 | Part 3 Digestive Problems and Adrenal Fatigue Stress affects the microbiome and can cause dysbiosis – when gut flora gets out of balance. Gut dysbiosis lays the groundwork for a myriad of health problems, including inflammation, dysregulation of metabolism, and even autoimmune reactions. Systemic enzyme therapy can help. The inflammation portion […]

The Importance of a Healthy Gut Bacteria Diet: A Guide

The Importance of a Healthy Gut Bacteria Diet: A Guide

Gut Diet Your digestive tract, along with many other parts of your body, is populated with trillions of microorganisms. Most of these microorganisms consist of as many as 40,000 different bacterial strains. Indeed, approximately 90% of the cells in your body are not human, but consist of these microorganisms, mostly bacteria. These bacterial cells are […]

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