While holistic and functional medicine practitioners continue to explore and incorporate research that screams the importance of stomach bacteria, conventional doctors largely ignore our gut microbiomes opting instead for antibiotics and other strong Big Pharma medications that kill beneficial microbes.
Your gut microbiome is responsible for your mood, immune system, and overall health. New gut microbiome testing kits make it possible to identify your body's specific needs -- and stay away from diets, foods, and supplements that aren't working well with your system.
The 23,000 genes that comprise the human genome pale in comparison with the 3.3 million genes in the microbes that live in our guts.
Your brain gets all the credit, but those 100 trillion microbes in your gut flip the switches. Find out how beneficial gut bacteria influence how we think.
A harsh chemical added to soap and other personal care products to fight germs may be taking a serious toll on your health.