Allergies? Here’s what happens inside your system – and what to do about it!

Are you dreading the spring pollenpocalypse that triggers your allergies? You’re not alone! One in two people in the UK now suffer with allergies, with hayfever being the most common complaint, new research suggests. 51% of women have at least one allergy compared with 37% of men. Allergies appear to be on the rise across […]

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Real hope for IBS

Excepted from the #1 best selling new book The Kefir Solution: Natural Healing for IBS, Anxiety and Depression by Shann Nix Jones 86% percent of all British adults suffered from some sort of gastrointestinal problem or ailment in the past year. If you are one of them, you know that science has had very little […]

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Chuckling Goat kefir now sells Atlas Biomed microbiome tests!

Originally published by Atlas Biomed on the Atlas Blog. Article written by Leigh Stewart. The UK’s leading milk kefir producers now stock Atlas Biomed Microbiome Tests. Here’s everything you need to know about the company and the science behind kefir. We are delighted to announce that our Atlas Biomed Microbiome Test is now available for […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Kefir and Your Microbiome

Inside your gut, at this very moment, there are trillions of live bacteria, fungi and viruses, known as your microbiome. Imagine these gorgeous tiny organisms like the Amazon rainforest: trees, flowers, rivers, fish, lizard, deer, jaguars, butterflies, monkeys, frogs and tigers, all existing in a complex natural system. Hopefully this ecosystem is biodiverse and thriving. […]

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How is your gut connected to your brain?

Did you know that your brain and your gut are connected? It may seem strange, but it’s true! Your brain and your gut communicate directly with each other, through something called the gut-brain axis. The gut-brain axis, or GBA, works through a lot of complex cross-talk between your hormonal, immune and nervous systems. Your brain […]

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Why IBS doesn’t need to be the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the world

If you have IBS, you’re not alone! Simply put, IBS is the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the industrialised world. 12 million people in the UK alone struggle with this debilitating disorder. Until now, doctors haven’t really understood what caused IBS. In fact, up until 2010, if you went to the doctor complaining of the […]

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