The relatively recent discovery of the microbiome is not only completely redefining what it means to be human, to have a body, to live on this earth, but is overturning belief systems and institutions that have enjoyed global penetrance for centuries. Continue reading
It’s time to consider the possibility that industrial farming with its focus on chemicals such as glyphosate and glufosinate have played an important role in creating drought and other severe weather patterns.
The term microbiome can be misleading because it conjures images of things so small Continue reading
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Antiperspirants affect the bacterial balance in your armpits, which actually leads to more pungent-smelling sweat Continue reading
Contrary to popular belief, obesity is not simply the result of eating too many calories and not exercising enough
Antibiotics, found in medicine and non-organic meats, promote obesity by killing off beneficial gut bacteria and altering your microbiome Continue reading
Evolutionary mismatch. This is the term that encompasses the root cause of most modern ills. We are living a lifestyle – read diet, stress level, movement and sunlight deficiency, toxic exposures, pharmaceuticals – that is incompatible with what our genome has evolved, over millions of year, to expect. Continue reading
The entire food chain is connected to soil health, from plant and insect health, all the way up to animal and ultimately your health Continue reading
Microbes taken from breast milk by the infant are identified
Spanish researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns. Continue reading
We all know how popular natural supplements are these days. And, readers of Doctors Health Press are aware of the thousands of studies that point to the health benefits of taking them. A new study might be interesting to take a peek at-it found out, via a poll, what people Continue reading
A new multi-university study reports that differences in bacterial colonization of the infant gut in formula-fed and breast-fed babies lead to changes in the expression of genes involved in the infant’s immune system.
The study, published in the April 30 issue of BioMed Central’s open access journal Genome Biology, is an Editor’s Pick. Continue reading