Category Archives: Microbiome

To Treat Or Not To Treat?

Our beloved daughter Sydney is sick. Again. Sore throat, fever, weak, and woozy. Those of you who’ve read Gutbliss or The Microbiome Solution know that Sydney’s wellness journey has been an uphill battle, in large part due to the overly sterile circumstances of her birth: C-section; IV antibiotics right after delivery; nursed for only 6 […]

10 Ways To Improve Your Appearance This Summer Through Your Microbiome (and a recipe!)

When it comes to your appearance, your GI tract might actually play a bigger role than your genes, because without healthy bowels, it’s really hard to have glowing skin or a full head of hair (and this goes for both women and men!). Your digestive tract is like the soil, and your hair and skin […]

6 Simple, Microbe-Friendly Remedies For Relieving Sinus Symptoms

The majority of colds, flu, and sinus infections are viral, and antibiotics can actually increase your susceptibility to future infections (both viral and bacterial) by depleting your body of its microbial defenses. Chronic sinusitis, one of the most common chronic ailments that affects millions of people in the United States, is itself a form of […]

Positively Shift Your Microbiome In 3 Steps

By age three our microbiome is almost fully formed and is similar to that of an adult. Shifts within various microbial populations continue to occur during adulthood, but as we get older, our microbiome becomes more stable, tending to revert to its previously established baseline after events like an infection or a course of antibiotics. […]