Microbiome Insights

How Understanding Our Gut Will Change the Way We Eat

How Understanding Our Gut Will Change the Way We Eat

We have already experienced how personalised nutrition can change our lives. In the past years, wearable devices that can track our weight, exercise habits, temperature and various other factors have helped influence the way we move our bodies and how much we eat in day-to-day life.Public awareness of personalised health has been on the increase since the development of these devices and their accessibility to the consumer. Understanding our own caloric needs and our own lifestyle is no longer something reserved for the medical professionals and elite.However we all know that personalized nutrition is so much more than just exercise...

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Ancient Foods from Ancient Kingdoms

Ancient Foods from Ancient Kingdoms

Whether it were by accident, or due to thousands of years of trial and error, ancient civilisations have continually eaten prebiotic foods that are extremely beneficial for our gut health.Fermented (prebiotic) products were a way of preserving foods so that human civilisations did not starve during the harsher seasons. By this logic, it seems a mear accident that ancient civilizations benefited from the amazing health benefits of looking after gut health through complex fermented foods.However, findings from linguists and historians, such as Brian Muraresku, suggest that certain ancient kingdoms had a deeper understanding of health and medicine than we thought.Through...

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