• Sugar Shift Challenge: the results are in!

    Sugar Shift Challenge: the results are in!

    Early this summer we launched a challenge to see how BiotiQuest’s Sugar Shift could impact fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels. We recruited 18 challenge participants who were already measuring their blood sugar daily. Challenge participants provided a week's worth of their data before starting the challenge. The majority of the participants in the challenge group came to us from Dr. William Davis’ Wheat Belly Blog, and were...
  • Why Sugar Shift? It’s All in the Strains!

    Why Sugar Shift? It’s All in the Strains!

    Many factors of our modern lifestyles like diet and stress, plus our environment and exposure to toxins, can affect our microbiome. And when our choices - both unavoidable and intentional - disrupt our gut harmony, our overall health takes a hit. Our immune system, brain function, weight, sleep, skin, and digestion can all be negatively impacted. Probiotics are on the rise, because they present...
  • How to Break a Bad Habit

    How to Break a Bad Habit

    While most people have at least one habit they’d like to break, some are more detrimental than others. While biting your nails or regularly pressing snooze might be bothersome, a habit like smoking or eating junk food can shorten your lifespan. It can be challenging to eliminate a habit, but it’s absolutely possible, and often necessary in order to improve your health. Here are...
  • 5 Signs That Your Gut Might Be Unbalanced

    5 Signs That Your Gut Might Be Unbalanced

    From high stress to poor eating habits, there are many things that can negatively impact your gut health. This is important to pay attention to, because when your gut is out of balance, it can affect your overall well being and potentially lead to serious health issues. If you’re noticing any of the following symptoms, it could be a sign that your microbiome needs...
  • Can Probiotics Help Support Parkinson's GI Symptoms?

    Can Probiotics Help Support Parkinson's GI Symptoms?

    Can Probiotics Help Support Parkinson's GI Symptoms? It’s a question I explored in this interview with Robert Rodgers, PhD, on Blog Talk Radio. We also discuss the journey to find supportive therapies for my husband, John, an 18 year "veteran" of Parkinson's Disease, and the development of our probiotic, Sugar Shift.  Robert’s show is all about Parkinson’s Recovery, so we naturally talk about our...
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