Tagged: gut health

germs are good for you

Are Germs Good for You?

  Is our germaphobic nature helping or hurting our immune systems? You see them everywhere. Those little tubes of antibacterial hand sanitizers that come in a myriad of different scents. They take up space in people’s purses and hang on their key chains. They even...

The Chronic Stress Cycle

“Unless we regain the ability to notice, to save, we will be sucked ever more into unrewarding and unsustainable busyness.” -Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much Something amazing happened when I went on vacation and was just relaxing and...

Down and Dirty with Probiotics

So you’ve seen them mentioned in your favorite magazine, heard about them on the radio and even your doctor may have recommended them, but what exactly are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria that have been shown to be good for your health. Yes, those little...

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

What the Heck is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important?

Let’s get down and dirty with the microbiome. If you are staying up to date on developments in the health community than you’ve probably at least heard the buzzword microbiome even if you don’t quite know what it means. To put it simply, a microbiome is...