Microbiome

The top 13 things I learned (or re-learned) about health this year

1. Your home’s health is just as important as your own – check the humidity and have a look around for mold 2. The role of the gut microbiome remains understated. For one thing, your microbes steal your minerals if you don’t provide sufficient amounts. Water is one vesicle for minerals and there are companies …

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Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut, also known as Intestinal Permeability, is what happens when the lining of your gut is inflamed or damaged to the extent that it can no longer prevent undigested food, toxins or microbes from passing through into the blood stream. This article will go into detail about why Leaky Gut occurs, and how to …

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Stool Testing Techniques: Culture vs. PCR and Beyond

For those looking to get to the root of their health issues, a stool test can offer important insights. Many health issues can be traced back to the presence of pathogenic microbes or parasites, lack of beneficial microbes or lack of general diversity. However, it is important to know the difference between the types of …

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Circadian Gut Bugs

Do you have trouble falling asleep or struggle with getting out of bed in the morning? Are you also working to heal your gut at the same time? Perhaps your sleep cycle and the state of your microbiome are influencing each other. Circadian rhythms govern much of gastrointestinal physiology including cell proliferation, motility, secretion, electrolyte balance, inflammation and the …

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Corona Virus and the Microbiome

Corona Virus: Implications for Gut Health and NutritionThe microbiome-COVID connectionThe microbiome-corona virus connection and the need to incorporate microbiome considerate treatment approaches was formally established this week (March 20) when the Zhejiang University School of Medicine released the “Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment.” The handbook was compiled by a panel of medical experts at the …

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Coronavirus and the Microbiome: diversity, Prevotella and reducing bacterial translocation to reduce virulence

This is an overview of Part 1 + 2 of Dr. Code and Kristina Mitts’ Facebook Live series on Coronavirus and the microbiome. To get all the details make sure you watch the replay, but if you lack the time here are the main points.Studies out of China have revealed characteristic imbalances occurring within the …

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Diet for H2S/Sulfur feeding Microbial Overgrowth

Looking for a diet to help reduce your H2S or sulfur feeding microbial overgrowth?  Click HERE to download your diet handout. Please note that this diet differs from the low sulfur diets used for sulfur or thiol intolerance. This diet allows for items that research has found to reduce microbes such as Desulfovibrio and Alistipes. Looking …

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