We hear a lot these days about ‘microbiome’ and it is a term which is even beginning to appear in adverts for beauty products. The Gut microbiome is an area of particular interest to me and I was fortunate to attend a lecture by Kiran Krishnan, the Chief Scientific Officer for Microbiome Labs USA. Read about […]
Gut Microbiome A definition of microbiome must include Joshua Lederberg’s definition “the ecological community of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms that share our body space and are determinants of health and disease.” The microbes that live in our colon are bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa. All together they form a complicated eco-system that regulates our […]
Magnesium is essential for your health and being a very important Mega Mineral in the body it has over 350 enzymatic reactions. Absorption of magnesium is from the small intestine, decreased absorption occurs with excess fatty diet, alcohol, coffee, and salt.
Now that Autumn is fast approaching and the days shorten it is a good time to think about your Vitamin D level. Vitamin D plays a crucial part in a range of physical processes essential to good health and has a positive effect of your gut Microbiome. Your skin naturally makes Vitamin D in reaction […]