Bacteria

Best natto brand
September 26, 2017

Natto taste test: How does this super-funky superfood stack up?

Updated March 20th, 2018 It’s nattō time at Gene Food, folks. Why am I eating smelly fermented soybeans for breakfast, you might ask? OK, well maybe you aren’t asking that right… Read More

Zonulin Leaky Gut
September 20, 2017

Zonulin and leaky gut: what you need to know

In a previous post I talked about the genetics of celiac disease, and I’m going to return to the gut to talk about a protein of growing interest in gut… Read More

Candida albicans
September 19, 2017

Kick Candida! The best supplements, treatments and lab tests for fungal issues

Candida overgrowth or infection is the hallmark of an overstressed immune system. C. Orian Truss, M.D. My Mother’s hair dresser is convinced she has Candida. I was with a friend… Read More

Berberine Supplement
July 27, 2017

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… Read More

saccharomyces boulardii
March 9, 2017

Saccharomyces boulardii: the antibiotic resistant probiotic

Science Grade: Like many people, I came across Saccharomyces boulardii (S. boulardii) while I was forced to take a course of antibiotics. As I began to do my research, I realized that… Read More

MCT oil side effects
July 21, 2016

My Experience With MCT Oil: Benefits vs. Side Effects

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… Read More

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