Probiotics

Wild Honey Bees are Full of Healthy Lactic Acid Bacteria

In vitro visualization of lactobacilli. Photographer Lennart Nilsson

I picked this article up from Organic Connections, the University of Lund has just made some amazing discoveries about bees and their gut flora. The prevalence of antibiotics throughout our environment are destroying their vital diversity. The Burmese have a traditional folk remedy using wild forest honey for the digestive tract. Simply take a spoonful before you go to bed at night. This article explains why this is beneficial.

via Univserity of Lund

Antibiotic Resistance and Bee Deaths

The stomachs of wild honey bees are full of healthy lactic acid bacteria that can fight bacterial infections in both bees and humans.

Coconut Water and Probiotics

Coconut Water and Probiotics

There is a rage going on in the probiotic world which originates from Donna Gates, creator of The Body Ecology Diet. After discovering the healing abilities of kefir on the digestive tract and mucous membranes in general, Gates was gifted a kefir culture on a retreat in Japan. Regular consumption of ...

Good Vs Ineffective Probiotics

Good Vs Ineffective Probiotics

Michael Larsen is the father of twins, one of whom was diagnosed with Autism in 2008. After implementing the Body Ecology diet along with plenty of young coconut water kefir their daughter, Tula, is now fully recovered and living a full and healthy life. Michael and his wife, Holly, founded the ...

Kombucha Challenge 2012

Kombucha Challenge 2012

I've had kombucha on the brain for a while now, but things have been so nutty I haven't been able to keep up with posting lately at all, please forgive me. I have had a rather kombucha-filled Christmas and the New Year looks to be full of kombucha cheer as well with Kombucha Kamp's annual Kombucha R ...

Microbes Play crucial role in human health

Microbes Play crucial role in human health

Every day I see more information coming out about the amazing variety of ways in which beneficial microbes assist the human body in healing, absorbing nutrients, functioning, interacting, and much more. Our relationship with these tiny organisms is so intricately twined that we still have a long ...

Parasitic Gut Microbes Create Sick & Paranoid People

Parasitic Gut Microbes Create Sick & Paranoid People

Do we really want people controlled by parasitic micro-organisms controlling our world? Please be sure to watch the video at the end of this post before answering this question. More and more information is coming out about probiotics lately and the intimate symbiotic relationship formed between ...

A Most Basic Right – To Choose What we Eat – Denied in Canada

A Most Basic Right – To Choose What we Eat – Denied in Canada

Michael Schmidt is “willing to die if it’s necessary” for responsible food freedom. That’s what raw milk farmer and activist Michael Schmidt said today at a Queen’s Park news conference in response to a question from a Toronto Star reporter. Of course dying for the cause wouldn’t b ...

Why the Swiss Prefer to Make Raw Milk Cheese

Why the Swiss Prefer to Make Raw Milk Cheese

Since I can't embed this video just follow this link to get to the original story and video. This is a really good, very detailed, fair examination of making soft cheese in Switzerland. It also describes how, with our modern hygiene, technology and understanding of bacteria and yeasts, it is actuall ...

How Do You Take Your Probiotics?

How Do You Take Your Probiotics?

Neosugars, Raw, Supernatants, Centrifuging, Ultrafiltration, Processed, Homemade... I have been reading the book Probiotics: Nature's Internal Healers by Natasha Trenev, she has some good pointers about things to watch out for when buying probiotics. Although I generally prefer to avoid technolog ...

Micro-Organisms and Dreaming

Micro-Organisms and Dreaming

I have come to connect gut micro-organisms with dreams. Not just gut mirco-organisms, but fungus and bacteria in general, especially after I spent three days delirious, vomiting and feverish right before I found those black, slimy toxic mushrooms growing out of our carpet in New Zealand. I was havin ...