The secret to eliminating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition where excess bacteria grow in the small intestine. While there are normally trillions of bacteria in the gut, their numbers are low in the small intestine of healthy people. Different areas of the gut contain varying amounts of microbes, expressed as log colony-forming units per gram(CFU/g). In … Continue reading The secret to eliminating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

Low carb diet and the microbiome: What you need to know

Low carb diets are becoming increasingly popular due to their effectiveness for weight loss. Though they've been around for while, concerns over their long term effects prevented health authorities and physicians from recommending them. Even if there are long term concerns with low carbohydrate diets, being overweight or obese likely causes much larger problems. As … Continue reading Low carb diet and the microbiome: What you need to know

Why you need routine for a healthy digestive system

Your digestive system is a critical component of your overall health. It consists of 3 components: Your digestive tract, the hollow tube that runs from your mouth to your anusAccessory organs/glands such as the pancreas and gallbladder The microbiome, which essentially functions as an extra organ with a completely different genome https://biologydictionary.net/digestive-system/ The traditional view … Continue reading Why you need routine for a healthy digestive system

Eliminating Candida albicans from the gut is a BAD idea

Candida albicans(C. albicans) is an interesting component of the human microbiome. Most of us have it, it normally lives in harmony with us, but it becomes problematic in some people. C. albicans is the most common cause of human fungal infection. It's dimorphic, meaning it exists as both a yeast and a fungus depending on … Continue reading Eliminating Candida albicans from the gut is a BAD idea