Nutrition

Top Tips for a Gut-Friendly Christmas

At Christmas time, along with the jolly music and smell of cinnamon cookies, it’s our gut microbiome that can actually be having a tough time. All that rich food, alcohol

The making of a “SAD” microbiome

Feeling down, motivation-less, listless, and lacking energy? Particularly in Winter, we can tend to feel out of energy. We’re even more likely to become depressed. This Seasonal Affective Disorder literally

Is Raw Food Really Better? Researchers Weigh In

Researchers from Harvard and UC San Francisco teamed up to decipher how the gut microbiome processes plant food when it’s eaten either cooked or raw. Turns out, there are marked cooking-induced changes in our microbial communities.

Boosting Brain Power with Prebiotics

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for a lot of things – but did you know that inulin can even benefit your memory? Or that it can