Category Archives: Probiotica

More genes in the human microbiome than stars in the observable universe

Rich Haridy A team of US scientists is embarking on an immense project to catalog all the genes in the collective human microbiome. In the team’s first published study an astounding 46 million genes have been chronicled from just 3,500 human microbiome samples. Half of those genes are unique to single human samples. “Space is big. Really big. You just… Read more »

Verslagje van de EM Drink primeur en het Bessenplukfestijn van zaterdag 13 juli 2019

Het was zaterdag was een heel bijzonder EM Bessenplukfestijn!  Het was de primeur van EM Drink, het nieuwe geconcentreerde EM Probioticum. Er was erg veel belangstelling om op deze dag de EM Drink zelf te komen proeven. Men was er erg blij mee en de smaak werd bijzonder gewaardeerd. Ga direct naar de EM Drink:  Gelukkig hebben Auke en Ineke het Bessenparadijs kunnen behouden, zodat… Read more »

Het verband tussen je bijnieren en probiotica

Het slikken van Probiotica houdt in dat je een middel neemt dat goedaardige darmbacteriën bevat. Er bestaan vele soorten goedaardige darmbacteriën, de ene soort wat meer succesvol voor de darm dan de andere. Van dit soort supplementen wordt vaak gedacht dat het is om de darm beter te laten functioneren. Dat klopt natuurlijk, maar de goedaardige darmbacteriën doen nog veel… Read more »

Why growing up on a farm is good for your immune system

JENN SAVEDGE Farm kidsResearchers may have figured out what it is about life on a farm that protects kids from allergies and boosts their immune systems. Health experts have known for years that kids who grow up on a farm have fewer incidences of allergies and asthma than city kids, but continued research is helping them better understand the connection… Read more »

Restoring missing gut bacteria a potential cure for food allergies

A study by a team of scientists from Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggests food allergies can be triggered in infants by a lack of certain gut bacteria. As well as identifying which bacteria in human subjects are key to protecting against the onset of food allergies, a subsequent mouse study revealed a specific probiotic cocktail can… Read more »

Emotional temperament in babies associated with specific gut bacteria species

Rich Haridy June 19th, 2019 A new study from the University of Turku has uncovered interesting associations between an infant’s gut microbiome composition at the age of 10 weeks, and the development of certain temperament traits at six months age. The research does not imply causation but instead adds to a compelling growing body of evidence connecting gut bacteria with… Read more »

Your Environment Is Cleaner. Your Immune System Has Never Been So Unprepared.

A century ago, British scientists suggested a link between increased hygiene and allergic conditions — the first hint that our immune systems are becoming improperly “trained.” Excerpted from “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System,” published on Tuesday by William Morrow. Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick… Read more »