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....

Genuine Health Probiotic

Genuine Health Probiotic

The Probiotic You Choose Really Does Matter Genuine Health Advanced Gut Probiotic Available for purchase Rating: This Genuine Health Probiotic yielded actual, positive results, if admittedly subjective at this point, and did an admirable job at fulfilling wholly or partially my 12 criteria in “What Should I Look For In A Probiotic.” In addition...

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 3, 2019

MicrobioME Snapshot Week Ending February 3, 2019

Week Three of the Probiotic Testing Period January 28, 2019 through February 3, 2019 Welcome! If this is your first time visiting the MicrobioME Project, I encourage you to check out our introductory post, “The MicroboME Project” for a thorough explanation of what we’re up to here. In short, the MicrobioME Project is a...

Base Case Ubiome Test Results

Base Case Ubiome Test Results

Setting The Bar My personal Ubiome test results are in, creating a “Base Case” against which future tests will be measured. The information, provided by Ubiome, a gut microbiome gene sequencing company, is impressively detailed and comprehensive (although not perfect), and provides a measure, down to the genus level and occasionally beyond, of the...

MicrobioME Snapshot January 21, 2019 to January 27, 2019

MicrobioME Snapshot January 21, 2019 to January 27, 2019

If you are a first-time visitor to the MicrobioME Project, I encourage you to check out our introductory post, “The MicroboME Project.” In short, the MicrobioME Project is a one-man experiment exploring the manner in which supplementation, diet, exercise, sleep, and other variables influence my microbiome and the general state of my health in...

I Contain Multitudes Book

I Contain Multitudes Book

The Microbes Within Us And a Grander View of Life By Ed Yong Available for purchase from Amazon (Please see our Affiliate Disclosure for linking policies.) Quick Take The I Contain Multitudes book is at once a history book and a science book, charting the course of life on earth from the very beginning,...

Variety is The Spice of Life… For Your Microbiome!

Variety is The Spice of Life… For Your Microbiome!

Plus: Probiotics Can Help, NSAIDs Maybe Not So Much Three recent research findings caught our attention since the start of the year, each one of which provides important insights into the health and well-being of our microbiome. Don’t be put off by the scientific jargon, we’ll break this all down for you: Research Piece...