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.
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
The last decade of research has advanced the understanding of life itself to such a degree that our definitions of … Continue reading Symbiotic Gut Bacteria and The Meaning of Life. How Does it Feel to be 1% Human?
If you have read some of the information about the health benefits of probiotics and fermented foods, then you know … Continue reading Kombucha: Fun with SCOBY! A pictorial how-to about a probiotic fermented tea.
The human microbiome has been the focus of intense scientific scrutiny for the last decade and some truly surprising discoveries … Continue reading Babies, Breasts, Brains and Bugs: How the Microbiome Helps Build a Baby’s Brain-and How Autism Can Happen if it Doesn’t!
Autism is a rapidly growing problem, affecting 1 in 68 people today. It affects some people more than others, hence … Continue reading Autism, ASD, the Brain and the Microbiome
One of the key concepts that I have written about in The Symbiont Factor is the influence of the bacterial … Continue reading Human Brain Development Depends on the Bacterial Symbiont Microbiome. Or, We Are What We Are Because of our Bacteria!
Hello, and welcome to The Symbiont Factor blog! I will be writing about everything related to gut bacteria, symbiont organisms, … Continue reading Introduction to The Symbiont Factor Blog