Prebiotics, your gut and your brain

The manufacturer of the prebiotic Bimuno teamed up with the Dept. of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford to demonstrate the effects of prebiotics on both the gut and brain.They fed reds either FOS or Bimuno. Both produced effects on the neuronal biochemistry of the rats. Rats who were fed prebiotics (multiple times) saw BDNF (Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor) increase. Rats who didn't receive probiotics did not see this increase....more


Hey y'all! How is everyone? Things are good in New Orleans. I woke up this morning and the weather was FINALLY below the 70's. What a way to start of the day!So that little 8 mile run I was supposed to do last night? I totally chickened out! I have no idea why, I just started to panic. Haha. I think I was a little overwhelmed. I had never run that far, and it would be my first time using a shot gel....more

Immunity and the Digestive System

My Yoga Online has posted a new nutrition article by Sarah Holvik, B.Sc. Nutritional Science, that reviews the concepts and nutritional elements that support healthy, intestinal immunity. Food, Digestion, and Immunity offers tips on improving digestion function that will lead to overall energy and vitality. ...more