Posts in human biome
Anti-microbial activity of Kombucha is from acetic acid

Study was to determine and characterise Kombucha’s anti-microbial activity

CONCLUSION:

It is recommended that Kombucha be consumed at 33 g/L total acid, 7 g/L acetic acid, to obtain beneficial attributes.

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Salt flush before my trip to Bogotá

I flew into Bogotá last night and figured with all the altitude change - 8660 ft ( 2640 meters ). My body could use a little help. 

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Probiotics are your software update
DIY scoby success

Next step is how to feed your scoby and maintain a happy PH

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Human body is a function of fermentation

Mitochondria are specialized structures unique to the cells of animals, plants and fungi. They serve as batteries, powering various functions of the cell and the organism as a whole. Though mitochondria are an integral part of the cell, evidence shows that they evolved from primitive bacteria. 

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For every HUMAN gene in your body, there are 360 microbial genes

"The definition of a human microbiome is all the microbial microbes that live in and on our bodies but also all the genes — all the metabolic capabilities they bring to supporting human health," Lita Proctor Program Director, Human Microbiome Project Division of Genome Sciences

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