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The gut microbiome in a nutshell

gut health, Immunity, Inflammation, Lifestyle, microbiome, Nutrition, Wellness

‘Microbiome’ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)  1. the microorganisms, both flora and fauna, that inhabit a particular region, when considered collectively. 2000 years ago, Hippocrates said ‘all disease begins in the gut’ – and boy how right he was… Naturopathic physicians have long known this to be true and more often then not,…

Autoimmune disease & the Th1/Th2 paradigm

Anti inflammatories, Autoimmune disease, Herbal Medicine, Immunity, Inflammation, Medicinal Mushrooms

During my pre-university days of research and trying to bio-hack my way out of the autoimmune conundrum, I became fascinated by an area of research that was gaining momentum in the world of functional medicine and how chronic inflammatory illnesses were treated. It highlighted the importance in re-establishing “Immune balance” when treating autoimmune disease in…