Check out this brief read in how clinicians are leveraging microbiome tools in combatting some of the most prevalent health conditions and diseases.https://discoverysedge.mayo.edu/2019/01/14/microbiome-in-cancer-obesity-ibd-and-infections/
Role of Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Glutamine on Development
The following article points out the role of orally supplementing pre-term piglets with galactooligosaccharides/fructoligosaccharides (prebiotics), Bifidobacterium breve (probiotic) and glutamine (an amino acid) on brain and immune system development. https://academic.oup.com/jn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jn/nxy243/5273187
Important Microbes Associated with Obesity
Introduction In 2016, a scientific article published in The Lancet put forth the shocking finding that the numbers of obese people now outnumber those that are under-weight. Further, health risks associated with obesity are among the leading causes of death. While there are many ways that fat accumulation can be influenced, one of the more recent areas that has …
Microbiome to store videos?
Published July 12, 2017 Every day it seems I come across more and more ways to leverage the Microbiome. http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-dna-movie-20170712-story.html
Kefir vs. Yogurt: What’s the Difference?
Originally published October 20, 2017 The other day my wife brought home single serve “yogurt” containers. When I looked again at the packaging, I noticed they were labeled “Kefir,” not yogurt. It got me wondering, what’s the difference between yogurt and kefir? Kefir involves a milk being fermented at room temperature using kefir grains (the mother culture). This …
The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining me! I'm going to attempt to move my blogging to this new Microbiome Nexus site at WordPress. Please be patient with me as I adapt to a new blogging format. Greg Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton