June 15, 2022 6 min read
We know for a fact that the gut microbiome contributes directly to human development and health. We are also certain that the microbiome can influence intellectual development. We aren’t completely sure how, though. We know certain bacteria produce certain chemicals that act as neurotransmitters and hormones that directly control brain signaling.
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A shortcut for figuring out which Layer Origin Nutrition product is best for your gut health goals.
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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 17, 2022 6 min read
Although there are probiotics on the market that contain Bifidobacteria, the most effective way to increase their levels in the gut is through the use of prebiotics, not probiotics. This is because, in order for bacteria to grow and stay in the gut long term, proper nutrients must be present to support their growth.
Moreover, most probiotics contain only a few billion organisms, which is a usually drop in the ocean compared to the total number of organisms in the gut.
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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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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.