As science continues to broaden understanding of the links connecting the gut and brain - and the pair’s influence on overall health – technology is playing a bigger role in microbiome testing and even smartphone apps geared to help personalize supplements and individual benefits. “People interested in brain, immune and gut function understand the need for a healthy microbiome, which includes adding helpful probiotics, minimizing sugar and foods/drinks that metabolize into sugar, and consuming necessary nutrition in the form of good whole foods and/or supplements when necessary,” suggested Pamela Wirth, founder of Hello Health, the brand behind doctor-formulated Belly Great and Mighty Might supplements, formulated to support children’s immune, brain and gut health.
Something that we’ve known for over a decade: There’s more pollen in the air than ever before. In 2006, NPR interviewed horticulturist Tom Ogren, inventor of the Ogren Plant Allergy Scale (OPALS), who explained that we’re planting more male plants than female ones, because male plants don’t produce fruit or seed pods, which create a mess that cities don’t want to deal with—but the unintended consequences are massive.
Good afternoon you are watching the every choice counts podcast and I'm your host Dara Berger and for those of you who haven't tuned in before I am the author of the book how to prevent autism documentary filmmaker and health coach who specializes in helping families prevent autism. I'm the mother of two children, one of whom has autism and I am so excited about today's show. Our guest Pamela Wirth is a mother and author of the book hello health, which is the story of a mother's perseverance addressing her son's rare and difficult to diagnose autoimmune disorder.