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Bacteria

Micro-dosing berberine: good idea? bad idea?

I’ve been “micro-dosing” berberine, usually around 150-200mg a day for a few days. The smaller dose (most supplements come in 500mg pills) came after I experienced side effects from higher doses. My main focus is on gut repair, but I’ve stumbled across some research, and pieced together a few themes that had been rattling around… Read More

Saccharomyces boulardii: the antibiotic resistant probiotic

Saccharomyces boulardii (S. boulardii) is a non-pathogenic yeast microbe that has been proven in multiple randomized clinical studies to be effective as a probiotic, especially in the treatment of antibiotic induced diarrhea, traveler’s diarrhea, and other inflammatory bowel conditions. S. boulardii has even been shown to increase serum IgA levels in mice which has led… Read More

My experience with MCT oil: benefits vs. side effects

Updated May 9th, 2017 Hey, thanks for stopping by. I originally wrote this post to highlight side effects of MCT oil that weren’t frequently discussed in other forums. Reading this post will give you all of that information, as well as the reasons some people may benefit from taking smaller doses of MCT oil than… Read More

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