Microbiome Glossary

Microbiome Glossary

This is, and will remain, a work in progress. Your input is encouraged. If there is a term you think should be here, let us know! If you have an issue with how we defined a term, let us know that too! New terms will be added and old definitions will be updated as...

Do Probiotics Work? Yes! But…

Do Probiotics Work? Yes! But…

The Probiotic Case Test Results New to the MicrobioME Project? New to Microbiome Bulletin? If so, you might want to check out, The MicroboME Project, our About “Us” page, and “Microbiome Hype.” And you can check all the MicrobioME Project posts in the MicrobioME Project Category. Do probiotics work? After a three-week testing period...

Microbiome Snapshot Week Ending March 3, 2019

Microbiome Snapshot Week Ending March 3, 2019

Week One of the Prebiotic Case Testing Period February 25, 2019 through March 3, 2019 New to the MicrobioME Project? New to Microbiome Bulletin? If so, you might want to check out, The MicroboME Project, our About “Us” page, and a recent post I wrote, “Microbiome Hype.” And you can check all the MicrobioME...

Microbiome Hype

Microbiome Hype

We Need More, Not Less Is it possible to under-hype something in an age of targeted marketing, social media, viral memes, and companies and individuals at the ready to capitalize on any passing fad that happens to capture the public’s imagination? I find myself surprised to say yes, particularly if my experience with clients...

Microbiome Snapshot Week Ending February 24, 2019

Microbiome Snapshot Week Ending February 24, 2019

Week Three of the Prebiotic-Probiotic Case Testing Period February 18, 2019 through February 24, 2019 New to the MicrobioME Project? New to Microbiome Bulletin? If so, check out the links below, otherwise, read on! The MicroboME Project About “Us” And you can check all the MicrobioME Project posts in the MicrobioME Project Category. This...

Great Oral Health Probiotics

Great Oral Health Probiotics

Targeted Probiotic Yields Targeted Results Rating Great Oral Health Probiotics are one of the few probiotics I decided to take for a specific reason in the hopes of a specific outcome. Typically, as in the Genuine Health Advanced Gut Probiotic I last reviewed, I take probiotics (and supplements in general) for overall long-term health...

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 17, 2019

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 17, 2019

Week Two of the Prebiotic-Probiotic Case Testing Period February 11, 2019 through February 17, 2019 New to the MicrobioME Project? New to Microbiome Bulletin? If so, check out the links below, otherwise, read on! The MicroboME Project About “Us” Quick review of the overall status of the MicrobioME Project: The first “Base Case,” which...

The Good Gut Book

The Good Gut Book

Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-Term Health By Justin Sonnenburg and Erica Sonnenburg, PhDs (Please see our Affiliate Disclosure for linking policies.) Quick Take While showing its age a bit, The Good Gut book is one of the best overviews of the human microbiome I have come across, including the...

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 10, 2019

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 10, 2019

Week One of the Prebiotic-Probiotic Testing Period February 4, 2019 through February 10, 2019 New to the MicrobioME Project? If so, you are encouraged to check out our introductory post, “The MicroboME Project” for a thorough explanation. In short, the MicrobioME Project is a personal experiment in supplementation, diet, exercise, sleep, and other variables...

The North American Microbiome Congress by Kisaco Research

The North American Microbiome Congress by Kisaco Research

Leaders In The Field Gather To Discuss The Latest In Microbiome Research The Kisaco Research North American Microbiome Congress was held this past week in Washington DC. Elisabeth Bik of the Microbiome Digest live-tweeted the conference and compiled those tweets into posts comprising Day 1 and Day 2. Both are worth a full read....