Articles in: Probiotics & Microbiology

In recent years, research on the topic of microbiology has moved along at an incredible rate, revealing that most every function in the human body relies on the diversity and richness of its beneficial microbes. Such research has taken our understanding of the benefits of probiotics to the next level, suggesting that the business of feeding our good bugs not only affects our digestion, but determines the health of our mood, memory, and countless other processes, among other fascinating discoveries. Read more about Dr. John’s angle on good microbes, probiotics and the Ayurvedic connection in this article category.

Good Farts, Bad Farts, Glad Farts, Sad Farts

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 31 seconds Mayo Clinic researcher Purna Kashyap estimates that it is quite normal to have about 18 healthy flatulences per day. In fact, not having gas might be a sign that something is actually wrong with the 90% of you – your microbiology. Intestinal […]

Feed Your Inner Viking (Eat, Pray, BUGS)

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 57 seconds Reporting on one of Norway’s most rare and famous cheeses! The Vikings, who were known for their strength and endurance, fueled themselves for their expeditions in part by eating a special cheese called Gamalost. It’s also considered an aphrodisiac, commonly known today […]

Eat, Pray, BUGS

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 8 seconds During the summer of 2014, LifeSpa.com is sponsoring a small trial to measure the changes in the gut microbiology of an average American after 3+ weeks eating a European diet. Ten people who were already planning on traveling to Europe have volunteered […]