NMO Gut Health Journal

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. 

Dr. Vincent Pedre on Happy Gut Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Eliminate Pain

September 13, 2019 Kriben Govender

Happy Gut Health
I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr Vincent Pedre MD on his background and his book Happy Gut. We get into his protocol called C.A.R.E and what it entails, how he got into gut health, how meditation got him through medical school, and tips of how to get your gut health to its optimal level. Take away those inflammatory foods, pick up your gratitude journal, and read on.

Dr. Jack Kruse on Light and the Microbiome

September 10, 2019 Kriben Govender

nature and the microbiome

We have heard about diet and the microbiome. You are what you eat after all. What if there was something else that was not discussed as much? It turns out that light has a MAJOR effect on the gut microbiome. I had the pleasure of speaking with Neurosurgeon and Quantum Biology Theoretisist Dr Jack Kruse on light and the microbiome. He discussed with me that we are just at the tip of the iceberg with the gut microbiome research, how light affects depression, a new study on the Hazda tribe by Jeff Leech, and how you can help to improve your gut health with sunlight.

The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood Food and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection With Professor Ted Dinan.

August 25, 2019 Kriben Govender

Have you ever wondered if food affects your mood? If you eat a diet that is not diverse will you feel more anxious and depressed? Does a natural birth matter? I had the pleasure of speaking with Prof Ted Dinan about the gut-brain connection. 

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.