What is Food? Part II: A Source of Energy

In the previous post I asked the question, “What is Food?” In short, the conclusion was that there is no such thing as food! Rather, the term “food” is a label we apply to living organisms that we choose to eat, and that all living organisms can be assessed as a potential food source based …

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Why you should be Pro-Biotic: Part V – Beware Friendly Fire – The Truth about Infectious Disease and Antibiotics

Germs are everywhere – On your kitchen surfaces, your computer keyboard, even your children’s toys! They’re poised and ready, waiting to jump down your throat and up your nose where they can multiply and cause you to become ill, unless your immune system manages to fight them off. The best course of action is to …

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Management of Metabolic Syndrome with Pro and Prebiotics

Why you should be Pro-Biotic: Part IV – Dysbiosis, Inflammation and Chronic Disease

The term dysbiosis refers to an imbalance between the levels of “good” bacteria and “bad” bacteria residing in your gut. As having a healthy population of beneficial gut microbes is essential for proper digestion and metabolism of food, and a fully functioning immune system, it should come as no surprise that a state of dysbiosis …

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