We don’t want to give away too many spoilers but who would have guessed that we all have hundreds of tiny critters living in our eyelashes. Yes, you read that right! Gross eh? And they don’t even pay you rent.
In fact, we are all absolutely covered in micro-organisms. So next time you scold the dog for bringing fleas into the house just remember you’ve got several billion uninvited guests camped out on your body. We’re basically just huge housing estates for bugs! Yuk.
Anyway, before you run off to take a shower check out some more of our (mostly unpleasant) facts about the wonder that is the human body.
Good news for anyone who has paid upward of $5 for one bottle of kombucha: There is a cheaper option. Just as with beer, home-brewed kombucha is having a moment. Proponents of the fizzy stuff maintain it is nothing short of a magical elixir that can cure all ills, while scientific research is more hesitant to jump on the kombucha bandwagon.
Is kombucha consumption a fleeting fad to be ignored, or is the beverage’s popularity well deserved? Let’s get to the bottom of the fermenting barrel to find out whether kombucha is as great as its fans claim, and figure out how to make and utilize your own brew at home.
Having the right bacteria in there has even been linked to numerous health benefits. This includes weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immune function, better skin and a reduced risk of many diseases.
Probiotics are foods or supplements that contain these friendly bacteria, and are supposed to help colonize our guts with health-boosting microorganisms. Taking care of your gut, and the friendly bacteria that reside there, may be one of the single most important things you can do for your health.
You know the drill you wake up in the morning a stretchy on you realize that kinda smells like something died in your mouth overnight but actually if it makes you feel any better it’s really the opposite your mouth make that awful smell in the morning because whole colonies of bacteria have been growing in there all night exterior really really love the inside of the human body and your mouth when its warmth and constant supply of food particles.