July 10, 2022 13 min read
Leaky gut is a state of increased intestinal permeability, which occurs when the layer of epithelial cells that line the intestine becomes “leaky” and has growing gaps between the cells.
When the intestinal lining becomes impaired and leaky, toxins, pathogens, and too-big proteins can travel out of the gut into the bloodstream, purportedly causing health issues ranging from acne to arthritis to autoimmune diseases.
July 09, 2022 8 min read
Roseburiais a bacterial genus belonging to theFirmicutesphylum, which is known for its prolific butyrate-producing capabilities.
In the recent PREDICT program, researchers identified a particular strain,Roseburia sp. CAG: 182, to be one of the 15 ‘good’ gut microbes that are associated with good health outcomes.
July 05, 2022 7 min read
The Veillonella genus is an interesting one, and many of its members have only recently been discovered. However, three strains have caught our eye because of their inclusion in the PREDICT 1 list of ‘good’ gut microbes. Each of them has interesting, potential health benefits, linked to insulin sensitivity and polyunsaturated fat levels.
But could it also be considered a performance-enhancing microbe, beneficial for athletes?
May 08, 2022 9 min read
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A shortcut for figuring out which Layer Origin Nutrition product is best for your gut health goals.
PureHMO® Super Prebiotic Powder? PureHMO® capsules? Organic Apple Peel Powder?
Every product and the benefits are explained here.
April 19, 2022 18 min read
If we look closer at where immunity all began, we see that it started with mother's milk. One-third of mothers' milk is actually comprised of these specialized carbohydrates called Human Milk Oligosaccharides. There are hundreds of different strains of HMOs that exist, and as of right now, we are utilizing the safest and most effective strain, 2'-Fucosyllactose. It has been proven to be a gut health powerhouse and has been researched intensively.
April 01, 2022 2 min read
Layer Origin Nutrition made its Natural Products Expo West debut from March 9-12 in Anaheim, California. Natural Products Expo West, known simply as "Expo West," is the leading trade show in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry.
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Each individual’s colon contains upwards of 100 trillion bacteria.
However, the species that constitute this vast biome change rapidly in response to different dietary inputs. Shifts in microbiome composition can occur in response to a single meal.
December 16, 2021 7 min read
Akkermansia Muciniphila is a type of bacteria that can be found in the human gut — especially on mucus. It's a beneficial microbe that nurtures the microbiome and can help to keep your gut healthy. In this blog, we've discussed the importance of Akkermansia to your health and how you can promote this beneficial bacteria in your gut by eating certain foods or taking the right supplements.
June 14, 2021 3 min read
Joel Greene told Ben Greenfield on his Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast, that he prefers to have HMO mixed in with his daily protein shakes. Read on to learn Joel Greene's HMO smoothie recipe.
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We're grateful to have been featured in multiple news reports during our first couple of years in business. Thankfully multiple television stations, newspapers, podcasts, and other online news outlets have covered our "origin story" and it's an honor to share it with the world.
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Interest in milk sugar started more than 100 years ago. The discovery of HMOs was driven by both scientists and physicians, each with different perspectives and interests. Chemists were trying to characterize the carbohydrates uniquely found in human milk.
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