Probiotics Do Not Colonize – They’re Not Suppose To!

Let’s get this straight once and for all. They are transient. They help while they are there and then pass on through. Two studies (see below) are causing a bit of a kafuffle because they claim to prove what is already known – that probiotics don’t colonize and therefore, they are useless. Some strains in [...]

By | September 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Why I Should Never Stay In the Hospital

Not that I have any plans to choose the hospital as a destination vacation spot, but if I did, I would be four times as likely to have a recurrence of a clostridium difficile infection (c. diff). That's assuming that I get it while in the hospital, as that is where it most often occurs. [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Anorexia and The Gut

Eating disorders have long been mysterious but now, like everything else, a gut connection has been made. I have worked with several people who have either had anorexia nervosa or were in the middle of having it. That may seem like a strange thing to say, but one client who came to me “in remission” [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Avocados and The Gut

I am quite sure many of you are already fans of the avocado. I, for one, don’t really care for them. But that does not mean we can’t discuss the potential benefits this strange little food has for our gut. Like many whole foods, they have numerous benefits. This is the strength of a food [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Giving Microbes The Time Of Day

I think we can all agree that the topic of gut health is complicated. And quite frankly, sometimes, thinking about it gives me a headache. But understanding what our gut microbes do and what they want can be helpful. Since the bad guys are giving us health issues, then we need to give the good [...]

By | March 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Healthy Gut = Healthy Aging

If you are looking for more reason to support you gut (and I am sure you are) then how does health aging sound? Canadian and Chinese researchers have found a link between the quality and quantity of gut bacteria and how well we age. Looking at 1000 Chinese participants, researchers found that healthy centenarians had [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments
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