Tending your microbiome Part 2

FOOD TO KEEP YOUR MICROBES HEALTHY The food that YOU eat is also the food that your gut microbes use to flourish or not.   Fermentation – the key to a healthy microbiome Fruits and vegetables and grains contain non-digestible carbohydrates (fibres) called pre-biotics. A pre-biotic is a microbe’s favourite food! Different gut microbes feed … Read more Tending your microbiome Part 2

Tending your microbiome Part 1

HARNESSING THE POWER OF 100 TRILLION FRIENDLY BUGS This is the story of how you came to be home to an astonishing number and range of microbes. It’s one of the two hottest topics in health science now – the Human Microbiome and Epigenetics. The Human Microbiome is the sum of all the genes from … Read more Tending your microbiome Part 1