EpiCor is a natural fermentate that delivers prebiotic benefits to the gut. (See Science Report – EpiCor and its Immune Effects on Gut Health.) What does this mean? A prebiotic is a type of sugar (not the kind you put on your Cheerios) found in certain foods. Berries, whole grains, bananas, beans and peas, onions, [...]
Well, it’s just a few more days before party time sets in and the alcohol starts flowing. Before New Year’s Eve arrives, take stock of a few interesting health tips regarding drinking alcohol and your immune health.
First things first. New Year’s Eve actually may not be the biggest drinking day of the year anymore. [...]
This is a complicated one, so hold on. I call it, “As the worm turns.”
Embria Health scientists recently did some research on a certain “nematode” or worm-like organism, specifically a C. elegans nematode. These nematodes were living in a lab dish, feasting on a supply of a single bacterium. Because of this controlled environment, they [...]
A picture of good gut bacterium
EpiCor is a prebiotic. A lot of people may or may not have heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but how many know the difference between the two? A recent story published in the nutrition industry trade publication NutraIngredients spells out the prebiotic story nicely.
First things first. The [...]
Ever hear of a gut health simulator? The one pictured, housed at the University of Ghent in Belgium, was used to test EpiCor’s activity in a digestive tract environment. The simulator replicates the biochemistry of the gut. EpiCor was “put through” the simulator so researchers could observe its prebiotic activity, or its ability to promote [...]
Do a Google news search for “probiotics” and you’ll find tons of listings. Do a search for “prebiotics?” Not so many. Many more people are probably familiar with probiotics: the live bacteria delivered to the gut through supplements or modified foods. These are beneficial bacteria that populate the digestive system, helping the body absorb nutrients and [...]
Novak Djokovic touts it. Some Olympic athletes tout it. It is a gluten-free diet. While it’s questionable as to whether he has celiac disease or may just have some gluten sensitivity (if he had celiac disease, I doubt he could have risen to the top of the tennis world while eating breads and pasta [...]
A new study puts forth a ton of new findings–and implications–about the role of gut bacteria in brain function and development. This is of particular interest to me because EpiCor, the immune balancing supplement ingredient, has been shown to have a significant prebiotic effect in feeding the development of beneficial gut bacteria.
This article is [...]
I used to go to a chiropractor several years ago. I thought he might help my snoring. After several adjustments, which were done after a
Now that's good posture
thorough overview and X-ray of my frame, it was making a difference. That’s why I put a lot of stock in chiropractic. Many people think [...]
I was listening to the radio today and heard the story of Novak Djokovic’s impressive U.S. Open tennis victory last night against Rafael Nadal. He has won three Grand Slam tournaments this year, has beaten Nadal, whom I thought was invincible, four times this year, and has won an astounding 64 of 66 matches this [...]