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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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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Any cognitively stimulating activity like a crossword or jigsaw puzzle or a word game has some protective effect on brain function. Engaging in a calming or pleasing activity that can soothe the brain, can in turn, calm 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.
January 25, 2022 4 min read
According to Bloomberg, SARS-CoV-2 infects a wide variety of human tissues along with the lungs, including the gut, and is frequently excreted by infected people.
Dutch researchers reported in March 2020 that they were able to find genetic material from the virus in wastewater before Covid-19 cases were reported in the population.
December 16, 2021 3 min read
You can take a prebiotic supplement without taking a probiotic supplement and still reap its benefits because our guts naturally contain beneficial bacteria.
By taking a prebiotic supplement on its own, you'll be effectively nourishing the trillions of good bacteria that are already present in your gastrointestinal tract.
December 16, 2021 4 min read
Traditional weight loss programs typically focus on calories and macronutrient ratios but fail to address a critical area of importance: the gut microbiome. Specific strains of gut bacteria help process the food that your stomach cannot digest and impact how the body reacts to the food. They send signals to your brain notifying it when to stop eating.
December 16, 2021 4 min read
Most of colostrum's health benefits stem from its protein compounds: lactoferrin, antibodies, and growth factors. However, cow colostrum contains zero prebiotic fibers. In comparison, human colostrum contains a significant amount of prebiotic fiber called human milk oligosaccharides (15 g/L), which are an essential fiber for gut and immune health.
December 16, 2021 6 min read
A book self-published in 2020, The Immunity Code, by a man named Joel Greene has made a substantial ripple in the world of nutrition, fitness, and biohacking. He introduce the "2-day core pattern" for optimal health and weight.
The "2-Day Core Pattern" is something that multiple people have lost weight by following — at least according to testimonials Greene has shared on his Instagram feed.
December 16, 2021 7 min read
Joel Greene, author of The Immunity Code, a book about peak health, dieting, and supplementation, has created a protocol with the same name: “Daisy Cutter.” The goal of this diet, according to Joel Greene, is “to prove to yourself how quickly the gut can be totally recolonized. Dig in to see how you can do it.
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.
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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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