One of my large containers of kombucha had grown such a thick scoby (probably close to 3″ thick!) that I … Continue reading And now for something unexpected and a little funny! Faces of Scoby
Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat in the world. The concept is simple enough: the frequent use of antibiotics causes … Continue reading What your Doctor Isn’t Telling You about Antibiotics
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.
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
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!)
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.