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by Lisa Keilhofer
23.05.2020 11:39
by Lisa Keilhofer
Appearance of Antibiotics in Animal Products still high.

Especially the use of last resort antibiotics was pictured as highly problematic as it is almost completely restricted in medicine in order to prevent the development of resistance and keep these substances literally as “last resort” for life threatening cases.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
15.05.2020 13:56
by Lisa Keilhofer
First ingredient tested Microbiome-friendly: TILAMAR® Boost 150

We have just awarded our (Scalp-)Microbiome-friendly seal to the very first ingredient, TILAMAR® Boost 150. It is a polymer compound, adding demonstrably more volume to the hair. DSM surprised the beauty industry with the certification.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
07.05.2020 10:57
by Lisa Keilhofer
Codex Beauty now officially Microbiome-friendly

We are delighted to present you another label that successfully passed the Microbiome-friendly tests and was awarded our seal: Codex Beauty. The brand stands for selected ingredients, sustainable packing, plant-based preservatives, and a high environmental consciousness. 

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
29.04.2020 13:30
by Inge Lindseth
Human vs. Microbiome - our nutrition from the perspective of microbes

It may be uncertain what the main drivers of the current obesity epidemic are, but claiming that “fat is bad” or “carbohydrates are bad” appears to be far too simplistic, given the accumulated knowledge. Our nutrition from the perspective of microbes. 

by Inge Lindseth
by Lisa Keilhofer
16.04.2020 17:12
by Lisa Keilhofer
Corona everywhere? Take a deep breath!

Welcome to the 300th article that you read on Corona. But what do we know about our lung, besides its function for breathing? One of the few experts on the matter is Prof. Michael Schloter of Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
31.03.2020 17:53
by Inge Lindseth
Quarantine food - eating properly during quarantine or curfew

A healthy microbiome and a healthy diet are among the fundamental factors that can aid the immune system in shaking off the virus. And, if you suddenly end up in a quarantine in your own home because of infection or a curfew, it could be good to stock up on food.

by Inge Lindseth
by Lisa Keilhofer
27.03.2020 16:32
by Lisa Keilhofer
ELSI’s Let’s Start Over Serum tested Microbiome-friendly with Grade 1.1

Our team tested the Let’s Start Over Serum and it was awarded the Microbiome-friendly seal with an excellent overall grade of 1.1, meaning the product does virtually not interfere with your microbiome - this is pretty astonishing for a cosmetic product.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Kristin Neumann
17.03.2020 09:51
by Kristin Neumann
Virus infections - Your microbiome protects you!

Our microbiome is an important factor when it comes to our immune system. If the microbiome is intact, our general health benefits as well. Now for current reasons: does our microbiome also protect us from viral infections? The answer is: yes!

by Kristin Neumann
by Lisa Keilhofer
10.03.2020 11:12
by Lisa Keilhofer
The Vaginal Microbiome – A Hidden Cosmos

In the last decades, the gut microbiome has entered the center of public interest. But although we may have overcome our shyness regarding gut and skin bacteria, there is still one body part that seems to be stigmatized: the vaginal microbiome.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
02.03.2020 14:54
by Lisa Keilhofer
News from the animal world. Microbiome and nutrition.

In our mission to keep you updated on all the latest findings in microbiome science, we would like to take a glance at what’s new in animal microbiome research. As our frequent readers know, animal research is an important prerequisite for understanding the human microbiome, as the parallels are numerous.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
17.02.2020 16:47
by Lisa Keilhofer
Watch your mouth! Understand the oral microbiome and treat it right

Caries, calculus, and periodontitis are the most common results of an impaired oral microbiome. Caries can have a lot of negative consequences, therefore the oral microbiome should be understood and treated well.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
07.02.2020 09:46
by Lisa Keilhofer
Microbiome-friendly is the new trend

In order to tell if we are keeping pace with the times, we are reviewing press releases on the microbiome – and of course on our seal itself. Here is a short summary of the last weeks. We observed that Microbiome-friendly is the new trend!

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
14.01.2020 13:35
by Lisa Keilhofer
Marijuana for your Microbiome

A joint a day keeps the doctor away? Numerous affected persons – not only by MS, but also those suffering from other mental or neuronal illnesses, are claiming those substances for their therapies and demand a legalization in regards to their positive effects.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
03.01.2020 14:08
by Inge Lindseth
You might not want to use mouthwash …

People who frequently use antibacterial mouthwash have increased risk of diabetes according to a study. One of the reasons may be a reduced level of bacteria that use a particular substance found in food for their survival.

by Inge Lindseth
Muscles and the microbiome
by Lisa Keilhofer
22.11.2019 14:34
by Lisa Keilhofer
Correlation found between skeletal muscle and gut microbiome

The US National Library of Medicine published a study that clearly proves an interaction between the buildup and function of skeletal muscle and the gut microbiome of the examined mice. The constitution of the microbiome showed to be a key factor for physiology, homeostasis, and sustained health of the host organism.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Ötzi skeleton
by Lisa Keilhofer
18.11.2019 10:49
by Lisa Keilhofer
Ötzi’s microbiome better than ours

Ötzi, the 5,000 years old men out of the ice, has been a window into the past for scientists of various disciplines, so far. Over the last years, we have learned how the hunter of the Neolithic Age dressed and what he had for his last dinner. Now Microbiome scientists checked on Ötzi's gut.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Cooking and the microbiome
by Lisa Keilhofer
04.11.2019 13:04
by Lisa Keilhofer
What’s on the menu today? How cooking impacts our microbiome

What shall we eat? This question has not been answered for the last decades. Today we are in the luxurious position to choose from different options. But is it really pure luxury and do cooked foods influence our microbiome? Some researchers have looked into this issue.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Microbiome crowdfunding
by Lisa Keilhofer
31.10.2019 11:24
by Lisa Keilhofer
Digital Crowd Funding for the Microbiome – become Part of Research!

Microbiome Research has gone through a rapid development the past few years. Above all, the decoding of the gut microbiome was boosted by modern sequencing techniques. On the contrary, research on our skin microbiome has only just started.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Expert tips
by Gastautor
14.10.2019 14:49
by Gastautor
Expert tips on how to keep your gut healthy when travelling

Putting your body through the stress of taking an airplane, as well as eating unknown foods, the change in water, climate and time zone, … – all can produce unwanted effects in the stomach. Dr Dmitry Alexeev reveals few principles to follow to help your existing microbes thrive whilst on holiday.

by Gastautor
Child playing in the dirt
by Lisa Keilhofer
06.10.2019 09:37
by Lisa Keilhofer
Old friends from the dirt make you happy and healthy

Many of our civilization diseases such as allergies or asthma are caused by growing up in a too sterile environment that leaves our immune systems unchallenged in regards to germ resistance. According to the theory, childhood is the key time for getting in contact with dirt.

by Lisa Keilhofer

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