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Admin Gut Microbiome 101 / Health November 24, 2021

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo Da Vinci What happens after our lab receives your sample? And how does your sample translate into a colourful report with straightforward findings and easy to follow recommendations? This is what happens in the AMILI lab. Your stool sample is assessed physically, processed,…

Let Us Get to Know Lactobacillus

Admin Gut Microbiome 101 February 18, 2021

Just like you and me, bacteria have families too. One such family is the Lactobacillaceae, a group of bacteria characterized by their lactic acid-producing capabilities. Family members generally share the same characteristics. For example, Lactobacilliceae have the ability to survive in the presence of acid and bile in the gut…

Bacterial Spotlight: All About Bifidobacteria

Admin Gut Microbiome 101 January 15, 2021

There are trillions of bacteria that reside in the body. Bifidobacteria is found in the colon too. Some of the good bacteria in the colon help break down dietary fibre into vitamins and short chain fatty acids that are essential for the body. But what exactly are bifidobacteria, and what…

All Wisdom Begins In The Gut

Admin Gut Microbiome 101 September 25, 2020

The millions and millions of bacteria that have made themselves comfortable on, around, and inside of us greatly outnumber our own human cells. One could say that it’s a bacterial world and we merely live in it. In recent years, there has been an active spotlight on these trillions of…