Prebiotic and Probiotic

It is generally known that healthy gut bacteria is great for weight loss[3][4][5], weight control and a healthy body. But fewer people know that specific food are required by healthy gut bacteria. Gut bacteria (Probiotics) need specific non digestible food called Prebiotics. [1] Prebiotics are in essence fiber rich foods that you do not digest …

Banting Diet, Atkins and other fad diets

Following the Banting Diet, Atkins or other fad diet? Bacon, sausage, biltong, eggs, processed meat and red meat have one thing in common: Very high levels of TMAO (Trimethylamine Oxide is a chemical by-product produced in the human gut when choline, lecithin and carnitine is digested) Recent clinical research[1]  (June 30 2017, Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner …