Eventually I believe that we will identify the most effective balance of healthy bacteria for each individual. Part of that will include their own weight control characteristics. The “best” for one person will probably change along with other chronic and evolving health factors.
Food Allergies in Infants
Twenty to thirty years ago we witnessed a massive rise in asthma rates among children. It came to be considered a public health emergency not only because asthma was becoming so very common, but more so due to the dramatic increases in hospitalization rates caused by asthma. Asthma, an allergic disease, was not just increasingly […]
Antibiotic Disruption of Your Body’s Ecology – Permanent?
Recent research is lengthening estimates of the time that antibiotics alter our internal ecology and consequently expanding medical concerns about the consequences of antibiotic overuse. The Swedish review of all published studies on the topic concluded that within one week of initiating antibiotic treatment, genes associated with antibiotic resistance reach high levels in the bacteria […]
How Smart do You Have to be to be Really Dumb?
I like being a doctor, I really do. I love my profession and am proud of my colleagues’ sincere dedication to helping the suffering but then again we can be really, really stupid…. Every one knows that probiotics are good for us. Humans have eaten fermented foods for health and taste as long as we […]