Our Gut Microbiome, Part II: Gut Bacteria in Balance

By: Juliana Garcia, Microbiologist & Vivante Health Microbiome Director In our last blog post, we talked about the gut microbiome. We learned what it is, where it’s located, why it’s important, and (perhaps most interestingly) that the goal for overall health is a vast array of beneficial bacteria AND a small number of potentially harmful…

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Our Gut Microbiome, Part I: More than a Few Pesky Bugs

By: Juliana Garcia, Microbiologist & Vivante Health Microbiome Director The gurgle in the stomach, the sudden hot flash and wave of nausea… Not far behind is the clutching of your belly, the explosive feeling that sends you darting to the nearest bathroom, praying you make it in time. Maybe you picked up a few bacterial…

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