The Effect of Ginger on the Microbiome

The Effect of Ginger on the Microbiome Ginger, a member of the Zingiberaceae family, is a global spice with a long history of medicinal usage. This alternative medicine can have a wide range of benefits. It has been used to treat gastrointestinal ailments, and shown beneficial in studies as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antiulcer treatment. The effect of ginger on the microbiome could be outstanding for some, potentially remodeling it and altering its effectiveness at mitiga

How Antimicrobial Peptides Fight Viruses and Inflammation

Bacterial drug resistance can lead to serious consequences. Antibiotics, while beneficial in some cases, have lost their antibacterial ability as abuse has risen and drug-resistance increases. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), are a wide-ranging class of defensive molecules part of the innate immune system, acting as the first resistance to foreign invaders. They are an indispensable source to treat various microbes, including those that are drug resistant.

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 TODAY

Anti-viral diet, genes, and how to counteract the effects of future vaccines There’s been a lot of talk lately about how to avoid contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Do you know what to do if you contract it? Donna Gates, M.Ed., ABAAHP, international best-selling author, digestive health guru recently gave a presentation about what you need to know about COVID-19. This article is a compilation of her advice.

Is Having Gas Bad? Why You May Want to Fix-the-Farting

Tooting Too Much During Quarantine? Why It May Be Time to Balance Your Gut Flatulence! Not everyone is comfortable talking about it, but guess what? Everyone does it. In fact, according to the Gastrointestinal Society, humans fart seven to 20 times per day.1 Flatulence is perfectly normal and has even been quantified: the average person passes about 400-1500 milliliters (roughly three quarters to two and a half pints) of gas daily. 2 Intestinal gas can come from atmosphere gases that are swall

Organize Your Business for Year-End

It’s that time of year. When you gather up income statements, receipts, and tally business expenses. Closing your year-end books is an important step for your business. Here’s how to get your small business organized for year-end: Review Profits and Losses As a business owner, it might not be fun realizing your business didn’t meet revenue goals, or worse, experienced a significant loss. Either way, it’s important to assess your profits and losses to determine how to implement changes.

How to Get Organized for Year-End and Prepare Your Taxes

How to Get Organized for Year-End and Prepare Your Taxes It’s that time of year. When you gather up your income statements, receipts, and tally expenses. As we approach tax season once again, take time to evaluate your year-end checklist to avoid penalties when you get ready to file. Here’s how to get organized for year-end and prepare your taxes: Assessing your existing income and budget at year-end is helpful because you’ll know where to apply your tax-refund (if any).

Bioactives in Certain Foods that Promote Good Health

How Bioactives Help You Achieve Optimal Health We know how inundated you are with hearing about the latest and greatest diets and workout plans claiming to resolve all your health problems. Achieving true optimal health starts internally by understanding how different food and supplements and lifestyle choices affect your gene expression. Bioactives are a useful substance that have a role in the production of metabolites and the gut microbiome.

Vitamins and Minerals: How They Affect Your Genes

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Genes A daily dose of vitamins and minerals helps bolster health. Especially because three-fourths of the United States population has an eating pattern that is low in vegetables, fruits, dairy, and oils, according to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP).1 Genetic variations impact health, and affect how the body absorbs nutrients. Genes control digestion, absorption, and how the body utilizes nutrients.
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