Archive for February, 2014

Prebiotics and Brain Chemistry

prebiotin-brainImage: lizhenry

Only 15 years ago, if any scientist suggested that the bacteria in your gut play a direct role in the health of your brain, that scientist would have been laughed out the door. However, the latest research from the University of Oxford suggests that gut microbiota play a direct role in brain chemistry balance.… Read more

5 Ways to Incorporate a Prebiotic Supplement Into Your Meals

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One of the best parts about adding a prebiotic supplement to your daily diet is the ease with which this tasteless powder can blend with other foods and drinks. From letting it dissolve in a glass of water to creating a menu of specialty health shakes to sprinkling it over cereal, getting your recommended daily fiber intake has never been easier.… Read more

Dysbiosis Causes & Prevention

Dysbiosis ( dis-bye-os’-is) is a terrible sounding word but it is one which we in medicine are seeing more and more. It means that the bacterial mix in the colon is just plain bad. It is very important to know that this bacterial mix in the large bowel is dramatically important to good health.… Read more