microbiome

The Do’s and Don’ts of Taking Care of Your Microbiome
A balanced gut microbiome is one of the secrets toward being healthy—and there are a few steps you have to take to achieve this. Just the word ‘bacteria’ usually conjures up negative associations for most of us, including the thought of plenty ... Read More
Probiotics Might Help Burn and Trauma Patients
A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE suggests that burn and trauma patients may benefit from probiotic treatments. Probiotics are live bacteria that help balance the healthy or “good” bacteria in your gut. Researchers at Lo... Read More
Is Your Microbiome “Healthy?”
The microbiome is a strange thing, don’t you think? The idea that certain levels of bacteria inside your body—and that many people add more bacteria to their diet to boost these levels—seems a bit counterintuitive. And how do you even know what... Read More
How No-Calorie Sweeteners Could Be Causing Diabetes
There’s a war on sugar and it’s justified. The stuff leads to weight gain, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. Any flak it gets and warnings you hear are legitimate. To get the flavor they crave, many turn to no-calorie sweeteners. ... Read More