I am a person

I am a person

I am a real live person, not some computer or avatar. I do the things that normal people do, potter around in my garden, go for bush walks and the beach, tease my grand kids and all that normal stuff. But I am a bit obsessive so when my wife, a medical doctor was...
Gbiota for gut health

Gbiota for gut health

  Gbiota – a social movement for better food When you join the Gbiota club you join a community of growers, transporters, restaurateurs, health advisers and consumers focused on food that enhances our gut and brain health. Our guts and brain form an...
Power of the cluster

Power of the cluster

Alternative food There are a lot of people in the world and they eat a lot of food. Technology, primarily chemistry and mechanisation, has dramatically increased our food production to meet demand – but there has been two crucial but separate side effects....
Soil destruction

Soil destruction

Soil destruction There are a lot of people in the world and they eat a lot of food. Technology, primarily chemistry and mechanisation, has dramatically increased our food production to meet demand – but there has been two crucial but separate side effects....
Tipping

Tipping

Hot, dry and windy Colin Austin © Creative Commons,8th Jan 2020. This document is in the public domain for private use and can be republished in part or full but source must be acknowledged. Bundaberg – hot, dry and windy It’s abnormally hot, dry and windy up...
Aunti Maud

Aunti Maud

Victory gardens for Auntie Maud Colin Austin © 17 Jan 2020 this document is in the public domain under the creative commons system, you are not just welcome, you are encouraged to share it with anyone and everyone but the source should be acknowledged. Who was Auntie...
Micro farms

Micro farms

Environmental balance Colin Austin © 22 Jan 2020 Creative commons this document may be copied but source should be acknowledged We need the bugs We may think that we humans are the most successful creature on the face of the earth, which may be true, but we are...
Health and diabetes

Health and diabetes

Health starts in the soil   Welcome to my site which I created after some thought creating experiments. My wife, Xiulan, a medical doctor, was having severe problems with her diabetes (see mission) so we fitted here with a continuous blood sugar monitor to look...
Gut health

Gut health

Why we need a biofoodies group Colin Austin  3 Dec 2019 © Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged For thousands of years life has been getting better, we live longer, are fitter, taller and stronger and we have gradually...
health starts in the soil

health starts in the soil

 Health starts in the soil The trillions of cells in our guts do far more than digest our food, they form part of an intelligent control system which manages our bodies, in particular how much and where we store fat. We need to store fat, that is what our bums are...
Our intelligent control

Our intelligent control

 Health starts in the soil The trillions of cells in our guts do far more than digest our food, they form part of an intelligent control system which manages our bodies, in particular how much and where we store fat. We need to store fat, that is what our bums are...
Xiulan’s story

Xiulan’s story

Xiulan and Colin’s story Xiulan was not particularly concerned when she was first diagnosed with diabetes. She was a doctor, actually a surgeon and gynaecologist and had confidence in the health system. But that changed when she began to loose her sight,...
Mission

Mission

Mission Why I created this website My wife Xiulan became diabetic, she began to loose her site and fell down a flight of stairs breaking several bones in her foot. When it started to turn black the doctors talked about amputation. Being a blind cripple is no fun but...
Truth

Truth

Truth Conditional truth We live in an age of unbridled information, much of it conflicting so how do we know what it true and what is false – and why does it matter? Well my interest is how food, particularly how it is grown and it matters a lot. False...
Guts

Guts

Food for health 18 Dec 2019 I tell the story of the greatest wonder of the world, human intelligence and how it has changed the world sometimes for the better and other times for the worse.  The story starts some million years ago when our humanoid ancestors were...
Paradigm

Paradigm

Changing the diabetes paradigm This post looks at the paradigm shift needed to change the way we treat type 2 diabetes. The master file is actually located in my sister web site www.waterright.com.au but you can access it from this site. This article was written in...
Gbiota beds – manual

Gbiota beds – manual

Gbiota beds Gbiota beds were developed to help restore gut biology which is really the control centre for our bodies. Trillions of cells communicate with each other to provide intelligence which determines, with our head brain, our appetite and how much food we store....
Food for health

Food for health

Food for health This post explains how our bodies work by examining how we have evolved. Read as .pdf here food for health next article Introduction to Gbiota beds introduction-to-gbiota-beds...
understanding food

understanding food

Understanding food   The black death of the twenty first century We are in the midst of what has been called the black death of the twenty first century – epitomised by the obesity and diabetes epidemic. This is a new phenomena which started just fifty...
Food basics

Food basics

  Food basics Do we really want our kids to grow up fat and diabetic, mums need to be eating food that feeds their gut biology, that’s what this web site is all about. Humans are the most successful creature on the face of the earth. There are 7.9 billion of us,...
intelligent control

intelligent control

Corruption of our intelligent control system   Why is it that we are in the midst of a health crisis? What I call the fat in the wrong places epidemic of diabetes, dementia, obesity with their associated side effects yet there seems so little public reaction....
Food for health

Food for health

Food for health Feed our brains, our head brain and our gut brain and they will look after us. What is Gbtiota food? Gbiotafood was developed to provide the trace minerals and beneficial biology essential to health but missing in our modern food system. It has much in...
The information age

The information age

 The information age    Modern technology – the computer, internet, artificial intelligence, automation, robots etc. have created unbelievable wealth. This may not be so obvious to much of the population as this wealth resides in the pockets of a small...
Technology

Technology

The story of one man’s battle to change the food paradigm   Feed our brains, our head brain and our gut brain and they will look after us.   How it started This is the story of ones mans battle, Colin Austin, against powerful interest to change the food paradigm....
Blue zones

Blue zones

 The story of the paradigm shift for food for health Feed our brains, our head brain and our gut brain and they will look after us.  In area across the world we have people living in the blue zones. People regularly enjoy an active life into their nineties or hundreds...
GBiota green smoothy

GBiota green smoothy

 The story of the paradigm shift for food for health Feed our brains, our head brain and our gut brain and they will look after us. Getting started Dietary advice can appear to be totally confusing with so many different opinions low fat, low carb, low meat, low eggs...
Making the change

Making the change

Social movement Gbiotafood is a social movement.  We don’t sell anything.  We just want to provide an alternative way of buying food so it is genuinely healthy. Across the globe people are suffering from a bad diet leading to the ‘fat in the wrong...
Why we need the Gbiota club

Why we need the Gbiota club

Why we need the Gbiota club What is Gbiota food Our bodies naturally self regulate (Homeostasis) we don’t need to think about breathing or our heart rate. A healthy gut biology leads to natural self regulation so we don’t need to worry about fancy diets, our...
Gbiota food for gut health

Gbiota food for gut health

Gbiota food for gut health Gbiota bed – health from diet   The Gbiota bed growing system was developed to provide an alternative to the high fat and sugar, low nutrient modern foods system which is leading to major health issues. It is a system of growing...
Continuous  monitoring

Continuous monitoring

Continuous blood sugar monitoring   Welcome to my site which I created after some thought creating experiments. My wife, Xiulan, a medical doctor, was having severe problems with her diabetes (see mission) so we fitted here with a continuous blood sugar monitor...

Alternative food

Alternative food There are a lot of people in the world and they eat a lot of food. Technology, primarily chemistry and mechanisation, has dramatically increased our food production to meet demand – but there has been two crucial but separate side effects....

Rock dust

Rock dust   Why not just add rock dust The amount of micro-nutrient we actually need is very small – measured in micro grams which is barely a few grains. Yet there are trillions of tonnes of volcanic rocks, and it is continuously being replaced, an almost...

Gbiota – health starts in the soil

Gbiota – health starts in the soil Humans are by far the most successful animal on earth for the simple reason we have tools (technology) and we form cooperative societies. Some million or so years ago humanoid creatures survived by throwing stones at attacking...