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Butyrate: The Fatty Acid You Never Knew You Needed

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One of the biggest health trends over the past decade has been the somewhat puzzling idea that if I put butter in my coffee, it will actually help me burn fat. Not only that, it will also drive up my energy levels and keep my brain sharp. Best known today as bulletproof coffee, the truth is that putting grass-fed butter in coffee and tea has been around for a very, very long time.

Psyllium: Prebiotic Effects to Improve Your Microbiome

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We can have anywhere from 75 to 125 trillion bacteria residing in our gut! That’s 10x more than the number of human cells in the body. These microorganisms strengthen your digestive tract, produce vitamins, regulate your metabolism, and attack foreign invaders that can cause disease.

The key to a healthy gut is to have microbiota diversity (many different types of bacteria), and to maintain a strong presence of ‘good’ bacteria, better known as probiotics