Tag Archives: FOS

CR Way Recipe for Glucose Control: Black Nile Barley

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Have you ever tried Black Nile Barley? We purchased this delicious, ancient grain recently from Lentz Spelt Farms. Glucose control is important to LivingTheCRWay members, so we decided to test the glucose effects of a  new Black Nile Barley recipe.  You can read more about it by becoming a Healthy Start member and logging into the… read more

Improving your Gut Microbiome

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Imagine you are Charles Darwin visiting a little island someplace, and you get to learn about all kinds of plants and animals and how their unique habitats influenced their evolutionary development. Actually, you don’t have to travel to an island, because you’ve got your own  evolutionary world inside your body, which constantly evolves, often at… read more

Prebiotic effects of inulin and oligofructose.

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The work of Glenn R. Gibson’s Lab is outstanding. He has a long history of exploring how prebiotics affect the gut microbiome. He was ahead of his time with this study on inulin and oligofructose. Click on the title and read the details about how both of these prebiotics beneficially change the gut microbiota–displacing bad… read more

A Gut Microbe that Helps you Lose Weight

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A few weeks ago, we reported that the balance of gut bacteria may make a difference in whether it is easy or hard for you to lose or gain weight. While it’s an important advance to understand that your weight is affected by gut bacteria – the research, leading to this finding, left us wanting:  It… read more