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Dry January
by Marina Becker
11.01.2023 10:00
by Marina Becker
How Dry January affects our health. The microbiome and alcohol

In 2023 once again, living a healthier life tops people’s New Year's resolutions: 52 percent of Americans plan on exercising more, followed by eating healthier, losing weight and reducing stress on the job.

by Marina Becker
plastic food
by Marina Becker
16.12.2022 10:00
by Marina Becker
How many credit cards have you eaten this month? The microbiome and plastic

Plastic is a hot topic. It’s not just being discussed in regards to bags in supermarkets and in environmental debates about the health of our planet, oceans and marine animals, but also in the cosmetic industry, where products are advertised as being microplastic-free.

by Marina Becker
gut microbiom
by Marina Becker
24.11.2022 16:38
by Marina Becker
Got winterblues? Your gut can help! The microbiome and depression

Our microbiome does not only influence our physical but also our mental health. Learn more about the connection between the gut and depression in this article.

by Marina Becker
man-made human microbiome
by Marina Becker
13.10.2022 10:00
by Marina Becker
Lessons from the first man-made human microbiome

Each and every microbiome is completely unique and a little universe in and of itself. Recently, scientists successfully created the first-ever synthetic human microbiome consisting of 119 strains of bacteria.

by Marina Becker
Mites
by Marina Becker
06.09.2022 10:00
by Marina Becker
Why mites having sex on your face is healthy for you

There are trillions of little organisms living in and on your skin that are crucial for your skin’s health. You might accept this so far. But what about the fact that there are mites having sex on your skin while you are sleeping? 

by Marina Becker
seal for Microbiome-friendly textiles
by Lisa Keilhofer
17.08.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
The science start-up MyMicrobiome introduces the world's first seal for Microbiome-friendly textiles

MyMicrobiome expands Microbiome-friendly certification for textiles.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
01.07.2022 10:00
by Inge Lindseth
Sports and the microbiome: Lie on the couch, take a probiotic, and become an elite athlete?

Microbiome research might seem a little crazy at times. Microbiome research on athletes no less. Here are two examples of some of the latest fascinating research on the microbiome and sports.

by Inge Lindseth
by Lisa Keilhofer
31.05.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Jojoba Desert products earn “Microbiome-friendly“ quality seal

The company name speaks for itself: Jojoba Desert is located in the Israeli desert and produces high-quality oils extracted from seeds of the Jojoba plant that the company grows in its own plantations.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
10.05.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
The new B2B website “Microbiome-friendly.com” now live

The “Microbiome-friendly” quality seal has successfully entered the US-market and is now proceeding to the European market. Up until today, more than 250 products can call themselves “Microbiome-friendly”.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Perioral dermatitis
by Lisa Keilhofer
08.04.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Perioral dermatitis: a widespread disease and its causes

It is popularly known as stewardess disease: Perioral dermatitis mainly affects women and predominantly those who attach great importance to their appearance and therefore damage their facial skin with too many and wrong cosmetics.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Roquette
by Lisa Keilhofer
08.04.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Bienvenue to the Microbiome-friendly family, Roquette Beauté!

We are delighted to present our new family member, the French supplier Roquette Beauté. We had the pleasure to test the product “Beauté by Roquette® DE 006” and today may announce that it is approved “Microbiome-friendly” for scalp.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
22.03.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Bathing and Your Skin’s Microbiome

Recently, a debate among Hollywood celebrities emerged on whether people should bathe as little as possible.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
21.03.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
WOSH. Skin care with focus on the microbiome.

„All Natural Bodycare made for your Skin Microbiome”. With this slogan, we were particularly curious how WOSH’s Facial Bar would perform in our tests.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
23.02.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Breast cancer is associated with dysbiosis of the microbiome

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women. Some of the known main risk factors are genetic predispositions, being overweight, smoking and the use of hormone replacement therapy.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
16.02.2022 12:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
Everyday Oil

One of the world’s leading microbiologists in gut and ageing research is Ravinder Nagpal. According to Nagpal, there are two phases in the course of one’s life that the microbiome appears to be particularly vulnerable: early childhood and high age.  

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
21.01.2022 10:00
by Lisa Keilhofer
True Botanicals now “Microbiome-friendly” certified

We are happy to present our latest newcomer to the Microbiome-friendly family:  True Botanicals.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
18.01.2022 17:17
by Lisa Keilhofer
Healthy ageing – the right changes in the gut microbiome support longevity

One of the world’s leading microbiologists in gut and ageing research is Ravinder Nagpal. According to Nagpal, there are two phases in the course of one’s life that the microbiome appears to be particularly vulnerable: early childhood and high age.  

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
06.10.2021 12:41
by Lisa Keilhofer
Microbes mirrow our social networks

Microbiologist Chris Mason conducted a study on the microbiome of cities. He was able to prove that cities have their own distinct microbial fingerprint .

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
21.09.2021 12:34
by Lisa Keilhofer
Sunscreen. A necessary evil?

Every third cancer diagnosis in Germany is a skin cancer diagnosis. This means 275.000 cases per year, in Germany only. MyMicrobiome scrutinized sixteen common sunscreens regarding their microbiome-friendliness. Read on for the (anonymized) details.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
25.06.2021 16:05
by Lisa Keilhofer
Always keep your balance – mentally, inside and outside

“Keeping the balance” is the 21st century’s mantra. We came to terms that we need a “work-life-balance” to stay happy, we need to act responsibly and sustainably with our resources, meaning we should not take more than can grow at the same time.

by Lisa Keilhofer

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