Add miso to your flavoring repertoire

Miso is a paste of fermented soybeans that’s been used in Japanese cuisine for hundreds of years. It’s used for flavoring a variety of foods, from soups to sauces to grains and meat or fish. Miso itself is vegan, so it’s a very useful seasoning for vegetarian or vegan diets. What is miso? To make […]

Your gut microbes on drugs

Is anyone surprised by this headline? 18 Common Drugs Tied to Altered Gut Microbiome My reaction was more “What, only 18?”. Certainly there’s a general understanding that antibiotics affect gut microbes. After all, antibiotics kill bacteria, so you’d assume those drugs will play havoc with your gut microbe population. But this article describes effects of […]

SIBO, brain fog and probiotics

When it comes to nutrition, yes you can get too much of a good thing.  Excess intake of many Health Halo nutrients and foods can create adverse — even dangerous — effects.  Water and certain fat soluble vitamins are some examples.   I came across a pretty fascinating study recently that examined the connection between […]

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