Kefir is a fermented milk product with at least a two millenium history of human use. Native people such as … Continue reading Kefir: How to make your own! Plus, some of its health benefits proven by research.
One of the most common pain classes of pain relievers are NSAIDS. This stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Pain vs. NSAIDS
These days it seems that every other person has high cholesterol, high triglycerides, fatty liver disease or is overweight. Many … Continue reading The Symbiont Factor Looks at Triglycerides, Cholesterol, Weight Gain and Fatty Liver Disease
Sunday morning at the Matthews household, aka Symbiont Central. Late night last night bringing Mom home from the airport, so … Continue reading Sunday Morning at Symbiont Central
Breakfast at the Matthews household, aka “Symbiont Central,” is often a rushed affair. The reality of several dogs, cats and … Continue reading A Synbiotic Feast: 5 Minute Breakfast, Symbiont Factor Style!
Many endurance athletes experience an increase in upper respiratory infections, with symptoms such as difficulty breathing and ear pain. These … Continue reading Probiotic Yogurt Helps Prevent Respiratory Infections, Increase VO2 Max for Endurance Swimming (and other sports!)
Many soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and cleaners have an ingredient called Triclosan. This ingredient is supposed to help kill bacteria, but … Continue reading Why Antibacterial Soaps May Promote Infections and Disease
On April 14, 2014, National Public Radio (NPR) aired an episode of Fresh Air featuring an interview with Martin Blaser, … Continue reading Interview with Dr. Martin Blaser, author of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues. Link and Commentary!