For the last month or so, I’ve been hauling boxes and driving a crazy number of miles. I still have … Continue reading Practical use of fermented and anti-inflammatory foods during stressful times!
One of the core, pillar concepts of my book The Symbiont Factor is the fact that “our” mind is heavily … Continue reading New study reveals effect of dietary sugar and fat on gut bacteria, and the effect of altered gut bacteria on memory and cognitive flexibility.
What are the causes of dysbiosis and resultant dysfunction/disease? One cause that seems to be greatly underestimated may be simply … Continue reading Mood: Does it affect gut symbiont health and intestinal function?
Today is the day I finally got to click on the “submit” button and make my book available on Amazon. … Continue reading The Symbiont Factor is now Published!! Live on Amazon!
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!
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
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
Having a healthy population of gut bacteria is one of the most important steps you can take to improve your … Continue reading Simple Steps to Being a Good Host to your Symbionts: Stress Reduction to Become a Happy Holobiont