Human Microbiome

‘We depend on a vast army of microbes to stay alive: a microbiome that protects us against germs, breaks down food to release energy, and produces vitamins’ – Oxford Dictionary

FACTS ABOUT OUR MICROBIOME
• We have 10 times as  many bacteria in our body as we have cells!
• Our Microbiome contains way more genes than that present in the human genome!That means that our Microbiome has the potential to hugely affect our Genetic code and expression!
• Our relationship with our Microbiome can be like multiple kinds of relationships. It’s upto us how we want to be. Do we want it to be Mutually Supportive, where we both benefit from each other, like a good
relationship? Do we want it to be Commensal where one benefits but the other is not harmed, like many
relationships? Or do we want it to be Parasitic or Pathogenic,where we as a host are harmed, like perhaps an abusive relationship?
• The wonderful balance of our Microbiome is destroyed when we take Antibiotics, when we are ill, or when our Immune system has been suppressed.
• Our good bacteria protect the Villi in our small intestine, allowing nutrients in but keeping foreign substances like chemicals, bad bacteria and unbroken down molecules of food out!
• Our Individual human Microbiomes is as unique to us as our fingerprint, unique in the types of flora, unique in the composition and unique in it’s richness.

The Good Bacteria in our Microbiome is like an ancient Fortress guarding us against the challenges of the harsh elements of nature, foreign invaders and time.But like a fortress wall, we need to take care of it so that it can survive the test of these dangers and protect us forever more.

The Human Microbiome is an ecosystem of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms in our Gut.

 

PROBIOTICS FOR OUR MICROBIOME
• Probiotics are our soldiers, and when they are rich in diversity in our Microbiome, they are our soldiers, guarding, protecting and energising us.
• They are the Antithesis to our harmful bacteria and Antibiotics.
• Since 70% of our Immune System sits in our Gut, Probiotics are Immune Powerhouses, reducing inflammation and healing Intestinal permeability.

•They are like Soldiers protecting us and keeping us healthy and safe.
•Since good and bad bacteria are forever in a battle of who is most powerful, it is upto us to create the ideal environment for there to be more good bacteria than bad, by avoiding the things that destroy it.

Chooses from Cultured veggies like Sauerkraut,Kimchi, Miso, Tempeh,Kefir, Yoghurt. Also add soluble plant fibre as Prebiotics

•We’ve also destroyed our Microbiome by not getting our hands dirty in the soil any more, by our over use of Hand Sanitisers, Pesticides and the obsession with “clean”
• Encourage your kids to get their hands dirty and play in the garden once more. Stop giving them their own bottle of hand sanitiser to use at every moment. Cut back on their processed foods. Allow them to pet their dog.
• Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins. Expose yourself to a rich variety of plant powered food to feed your Microbiome and empower those Soldiers. They are taking such good care of you!

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Truth is tricky. It’s so easy to try a new diet or protocol and slip into denial over symptoms that arise. A classic version of this is missing a period after intermittent fasting but trying to ignore it. For a woman your cycle is as vital in information as a lab test!⁣


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Have you tried a new diet or protocol and ever convinced yourself that it’s working for you just because you’ve lost a lot of weight? Weight loss has become the highest parameter of efficacy even when there is chaos happening within which can include and not limited to:⁣

💛Frequent headaches ⁣

☸️Dysfunctional cycle⁣

💮Low iron or B12 within few months⁣

💜Frequent fevers and coughs⁣

💛Bad skin⁣

☸️Poor quality of sleep even if you are sleeping nine hours⁣

💮Mood fluctuation that includes anger, sadness and overwhelm⁣


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Weight loss should not be enough if all this is happening as well. Health should come before anything else.⁣

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Fasting is great! But I’m seeing a lot of people who are unable to get benefits from this ancient practice. My guess is that this has a lot to do with sequence, present diet, level of stress and what’s happening within their body.⁣


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Some of the indications that the specific fasting approach you are following is not working for you are:⁣

💙Feeling more stressed and having poor resilience to stressors around you. This can include feeling weepy, angry or overwhelmed.⁣

💙Struggling with fatigue and forcing yourself to get through the fasting period irrespective of tiredness, dizziness or giddy.⁣

💙One of the greatest signs of impact is struggling with sleep. This can include inability to stay asleep and not being able to stay asleep for enough time.⁣

💙Not getting a period when you have always had a perfect cycle is a huge red flag. If your body thinks that it’s a state of emergency it shuts off reproductive function and you can miss ovulation and menstruation. I’ve actually heard women say they are happy about missing a cycle but this is really dangerous!⁣


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Does this mean fasting is not good? Far from it! I call the fasting approach that I use in practice as Strategic Fasting. This refers to using fasting techniques in specific ways at specific times with specific foods in the feeding window. It can be immensely therapeutic provided you bring it in correctly. ⁣




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