HEALTHY LIVING

The Microbiome Everyone Isn’t Talking About…But Should Be

June 28, 2016 By

I love watching trends. One second no one knows what a food, let’s say, quinoa, is and the next everywhere you turn there’s something with quinoa — including a Super Bowl commercial. One current trend I’m seeing is a lot of information (and misinformation) about our bodies’ microbiome – mostly our gut biome. I’m sure you’ve seen a sensational headline…

HEALTHY LIVING

The Most Intimate Relationship You Have: Microbes & Gut Bacteria

July 2, 2015 By

You have six pounds of hungry, little demanding microbes swimming around in and on your body. That’s 2+ million bacterial genes in your body compared to the 23,000 genes you have. Your microbes’ DNA outnumber your human DNA by 10 to 1.  Think about that for a moment: You have more non-human DNA then human DNA. Way more. Those bacteria, collectively…