Tagged: microbiome

What is Microbiome? New Buzz Word

June 15th, 2015 | microbiome

The greatest medical turnaround in the past 150 years is the discovery of the microbiome, the community of bacteria living within our gastrointestinal tract that plays a critical role in our digestion, immune system, mood, vitality, and overall brain health. Although for the past century and a half we’ve all believed that microbes were our […]

The infant gut microbiome: New studies on its origins and how it’s knocked out of balance

May 27th, 2015 | microbiome

A fecal sample analysis of 98 Swedish infants over the first year of life found a connection between the development of a child’s gut microbiome and the way he or she is delivered. Babies born via C-section had gut bacteria that showed significantly less resemblance to their mothers compared to those that were delivered vaginally. […]

Supporting your Microbiome with a Plant-Based Diet

April 28th, 2015 | microbiome

Taking care of our microbiome is the new health issue everyone seems to be talking about, and thank goodness for that! Our bodies are much more than a system of organs and blood vessels; we carry more bacteria cells in our body than anything else. It’s crucial that these cells are largely made of good […]

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