The MicrobioME Project

The MicrobioME Project

The MicrobioME project will go beyond petri dishes, animal testing and theoretical models. The MicrobioME project will be real life, with real products, real lifestyle changes, and real consequences. What does it involve?  Well, to start, two things: The Microbiome. Me. Hence the name. But this is no vanity project. I assume you are...

Is Psyllium a Prebiotic?

Is Psyllium a Prebiotic?

While all (or nearly all) prebiotics are some type of fiber or complex carbohydrate, not all types of fibers are prebiotic. Psyllium is certainly a fiber, but is psyllium a prebiotic? The short answer, using a narrow definition, is “no.” The longer answer, using a broader definition, is increasingly “yes.” But to understand this,...

What Should I Look For in a Probiotic?

What Should I Look For in a Probiotic?

Probiotics fill the shelves of pharmacies, vitamin shops, health food stores, and online retailers and while there is a growing body of science and research supporting the potential health benefits of supplementing your diet with beneficial live microorganisms, that still leaves an essential question: What should I look for in a probiotic? Trying to...

The Microbiome Solution Book

The Microbiome Solution Book

By Robynne Chutkan Available for purchase from Amazon. (Please see our Affiliate Disclosure for linking policies.) Quick Take The Microbiome Solution book (and audiobook) is a genuine how-to regarding the health and care of your microbiome written by an enthusiastic advocate for its potential role in ameliorating illnesses and diseases, many of which have as...

About “Us”

About “Us”

Hi, I’m Jon, publisher of Microbiome Bulletin, and I’d like to introduce you to my friends. All 39 trillion of them. More importantly, I’d like to introduce you to your 39 trillion friends as well, the vast colonies of microorganisms you carry with you wherever you go. They’ve been with you since you were...