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May 15, 2018

The Microbiome and the Brain: The Gut-Brain Connection

Ever had a ‘gut feeling?’ That pit at the bottom of your stomach, where you just know something isn’t right, even before your brain has figured out why. This is what we call our intuition, or ‘listening to our gut.’ We have always intuitively known that our gut is like our second brain […]
April 5, 2018

The Microbiome and Our Immune System: The link between Our Gut Health, The Immune System, Auto-immune Conditions and Allergies

Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis – these are some of the most common ailments facing us today. So, what do they all have in common? If you are afflicted with any of these, it means that your immune system is malfunctioning in some way, shape or form. Either the immune […]
March 8, 2018

Top 4 Things You Need to Know About Your Microbiome

Did you know that you are mostly bacteria? There are 10 times more bacteria cells in and on your body, than there are human cells. We tend to think of bacteria as a bad thing, but there are actually beneficial bacteria. These good bacteria work symbiotically with our body and are key to […]
February 26, 2018

Building Immunity: How to Survive the Rest of Winter Without Getting Sick

Are you sick? Is someone in your family sick? Seems like everyone is getting sick this time of year. As the snow begins to melt and it becomes damper outside, we feel the dampness inside too. Our noses are runny and we have excess phlegm.  So why is this? It’s been a long […]

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