Let’s Talk About Probiotics – Part I

I’ve got probiotics on my mind – a recent very successful 7 Day Cleanse that I recently led, which was followed by many questions about probiotics, and now an infected toe for which I am taking antibiotics have kept the subject in front of me. So let’s talk about probiotics. The Back Story The human… Read more

Fabulous Fermented Foods

I read lots of food, nutrition, and diet books these days.  One thing that is very often included in the list of things that help to maintain a healthy gut is the practice of regularly taking probiotics. Until a few years ago, I didn’t know what probiotics were, how they might be helpful. It turns… Read more

Kombucha, the Tea of Gods

I was six or seven months into a high raw food diet several years ago, when I discovered Kombucha.   Kombucha is a fermented, sweetened tea that employs a colony of bacteria and yeast to consume sugars and transform the tea mixture into a living drink.  The microbe colony responsible for this friendly ferment forms a… Read more