Tag: bacteria

An innovative way to cure a gut infection without using antibiotics as featured in the New England Journal of Medicine.

An innovative way to cure a gut infection without using antibiotics as featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. If you have ever had a stomach bug that caused diarrhea, cramping and chills, you know how disabling this can be, which are typical of C. difficile gut infections.  Most doctors treat bacterial gut infections like these with antibiotics, which often help however, the downside is that antibiotics also kill off the good bacteria we need for health, vitamin assimilation and to help reduce inflammation, one of the main causes of disease. In a new study, instead of using antibiotics, patients Read More »

Good health and weight control; it’s all in the bugs according to New York Magazine

Good health and weight control; it’s all in the bugs according to New York Magazine A lot has been said about gut health and why many of us suffer from diseases, obesity, inflammation, allergies, or autoimmune disorders. While I have informed our readers about this connection previously, more people, scientists, and physicians are seriously considering our American diet needs a reboot. Weight control may be more difficult because of the bacteria in our gut. Processed foods, according to a recent New York Magazine article is starving us of the needed nutrition for a healthy gut. While I am not new Read More »