Researchers are learning more and more every year about how the gut (also known as the digestive tract) plays a major role in health and disease, including diabetes. The trillions of microbes (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other organisms) found in the gut help us to digest food. These microbes also protect our immune system. And […]
When the nights grow colder and the leaves start changing, it can mean only one thing: fall is here! With autumn’s arrival, we break out our favorite flannel, roast marshmallows over bonfires and pour tall glasses of our famous Pumpkin Spice Kefir!
Fermented foods, fiber, probiotics, and prebiotics are foods and terms that often come to mind when it comes to microbiome gut health. But now a more recent term is making the rounds, called postbiotics. Then add synbiotics into the mix and these terms can get confusing, not to mention tongue-twisters. Prebiotics. Probiotics. Postbiotics. Synbiotics. Here’s […]