NMO Gut Health Journal

The Power Of Food

September 27, 2019 Kriben Govender

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The power of food is extremely underrated. People look for this panacea in a pill or a supplement but we forget the basics of our human evolution and the importance that food has played in the past. It continues to play a role and it will continue to play a huge role in the expansion of human civilization. Today we will be breaking down what you should be eating to become the best version of yourself, and how modern agriculture is negatively impacting us.

The Truth About Probiotics

September 20, 2019 Kriben Govender

There is so much information coming out about probiotics microbiome. I attended a Biotech pharma conference recently and it was evident that even the experts in the field are still finding their feet. It is such a novel science. Today I wanted to focus on the current state of the nation on probiotics. 

Choosing the Right Supplies and Fermentation Equipment

August 23, 2019 Kriben Govender

Choosing The Right Fermentation Supplies & Equipment
Well before probiotic supplements became popular, lactic acid fermentation (lacto-fermentation) provided the gut with an abundance of beneficial bacteria. Lacto-fermentation is a technique that has been around for several centuries.

Kefir, Kombucha and Fermented Vegetables With Donna Schwenk

August 16, 2019 Kriben Govender

Within recent years, fermented foods rich in probiotics have become household names. But what are the differences between them and what is the best way to take? I had the pleasure of speaking with Donna Schwenk of Cultured Food Life and she shared a lot of her knowledge. We will be going over three of the main “good” bacteria sources: Kefir, Kombucha, And Fermented Vegetables. Do they help your mental health? Are they easy to make? How do you improve your gut health? All these questions and more are answered below!