Tag: gut health

FIRE AND BRIMSTONE

Elsewhere, like in the statins chapter, I mention my favorite professor Dr Stephanie Seneff a Senior Research Scientist in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT. Talk about thinking outside the Box, her work on many different subjects are some of the most compelling studies I have ever had the good luck to […]

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IT TAKES A LOT OF GUTS-THE HUMAN MICROBIOME IN DISEASE

ALL THEY ASK FOR IN RETURN These friendly bacteria have developed a way to interact within our gut without triggering an immune response against them; to co-exist in our bowels which is incredible when you think about it.[1] All they ask for in return is that we feed, shelter and clothe them. Well perhaps they […]

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GUT FLORA INOCULATION IS LIKE SOURDOUGH BAKING

GUT FLORA INOCULATION IS LIKE SOURDOUGH BAKING Not unlike the original sourdough starter, or sponge, as it’s called; which if nurtured properly can keep forever while small portions are harvested and used to “infect” your next batch of sourdough baguettes. They have that uniquely yeasty-sour flavor made famous during the Gold Rush era in what […]

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THE MICROBIOME-GUT-BRAIN-AXIS

THE MICROBIOME-GUT-BRAIN-AXIS (OR WHAT HAPPENS IN VAGUS STAYS IN VAGUS)  We have a plethora of brain-like organs. We also have this other thingy called gut health which has its share of mental-emotional effects. In fact, researchers have a term they use called the microbiome–gut–brain axis. As the term implies it means that our intestinal flora […]

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Dysbiosis, the gut-brain and the heart brain part two

HEARTMATH There is a group of rather obtuse characters located in Boulder Creek, nestled deep in the dazzling redwoods within the Santa Cruz Mountains. We used to go to the Boulder Creek Festival every year especially because you could bring your dog. It’s a small mountain town that at any given time is 20 degrees […]

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DYSBIOSIS AND GUT HEALTH part 1

 “All diseases begin in the gut” “…death sits in the bowels…”  “…bad digestion is the root of all evil….”  Hippocrates  Just three pages from now I’ll start discussing some truly fascinating things about no, not the gut, but the heart. Huh? This is a chapter on gut health so what’s going on? You’ll see in […]

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