The microbiome determines inflammation, autism, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, coronary heart disease and cancer.
The two major groups of bacteria are Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes, which make up 80% of the total gut bacteria. A minimum of 80% of your immune system exists in your large intestine High levels of Firmicutes are associated with obesity, diabetes, and inflammation.
- Have you taken antibiotics?
- Were you not nursed by your mother in the first month of your life?
- Were you a Cesarian delivery?
- If you answered no to these questions above, then you do not have the proper gut flora or microbiome.
Unfortunately, our Standard American Diet (SAD) has to lead us to higher rates of inflammatory diseases. The microbiome is destroyed by antibiotic exposure. The microbiome is important in detoxification and immunity.
The World Health Organization has characterized antibiotic resistance as one of the top two health concerns worldwide, due to overexposure to antibiotic s.99% of the DNA in your body is contained in the bacteria that live in your intestine. Inflammation comes from your gut and leads to disease in the body. One solution is probiotics from foods that we eat, these foods are rich in fiber and enhance the growth of good bacteria. By targeting gut bacteria we see powerful changes in your moods and in inflammation causing dis-ease.