Ok, so most of what I’ve written in regards to probiotics and gut bacteria is about humans-but much of it … Continue reading Nauseous,Vomiting Dog + Goat Milk Kefir=Happy Dog!
If you have been following my blog posts and tweets, you know that I’m really against gluten in the diet. … Continue reading Is it possible to have gluten sensitivity reactions from eating meat? Yes…and here’s why:
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
I often make nutritional recommendations to my patients, usually with the intent of improving their microbiome and lowering their inflammation … Continue reading Why one of my Patients would not eat Sardines! Some “inflammatory humor”.
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
The HPA axis is not a part of the body that is often discussed. It is a functional “axis” that … Continue reading Autism, Gut Bacteria and the HPA Axis-What is the connection?
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!)