10 Steps to a Healthier Microbiome

By | January 19th, 2016|Articles|

The trillions of microorganisms that live in and on our bodies have a profound impact on our mood, behavior and overall health. By taking better care of your microbiota, you

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part IV: Wrapping it Up

By | August 7th, 2014|Articles|

At this point, we don't know exactly what characterizes the obese microbiome. However, it could be argued that we don't really need to establish exactly which phyla and species of

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part III: Two Emerging Hypotheses of Obesity

By | August 6th, 2014|Articles|

When talking about body fat regulation we always have to adhere to the basic laws of thermodynamics. We know that increases in body fat mass happens when energy intake is

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part II: Ancestral vs. Westernized Microbiome

By | August 5th, 2014|Articles|

Why are we seeing these changes in the human microbiota? Studies show that the western lifestyle promotes a suboptimal phenotype, in the sense that highly processed diets, sedentary living, lack

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part I: The Second Genome

By | August 4th, 2014|Articles|

The obesity epidemic has quickly become one of the greatest health challenges humans have ever faced, and the weight loss industry is now a billion dollar market that provides dieters