Feed your gut-brain

Our Gut-brain – decides what and how much we eat.

We need the right sort of microbes in our gut to be healthy. The microbes in our gut communicate with each other to form our intelligent control system which regulates our bodies, particularly how much and what sort of food we want to eat.

If we don’t have the right sort of microbes in our gut, which control our appetite, we get fat and sick.

Modern food may be safe but it is inert so we don’t have the beneficial microbes in our gut.

Swarm intelligence

People may say that we get fat and sick because we eat too much but that is not the real reason. We get fat and sick because our gut brain decides that it needs to store more fat and sends out hormones that make us crave food so we overeat.

Our gut contains trillions of microbes of many thousands of species. Each cell can communicate with its neighbours to create what is known as swarm intelligence which we see in many insects, birds and slime moulds. Each cell may be insignificant but together they create a powerful intelligence.

Our gut has evolved to have real intelligence and forms part of the intelligent control system which controls our bodies, particularly our appetite, how much and what sort of food we want to eat.

In the short term, we can overcome this with a calorie-restrictive diet but all that does is train our gut-brain that it needs to store yet more fat.
The solution is to feed our gut brain so it recognises that there is adequate food and sends out hormones so we feel satisfied.

Beneficial microbes essential

Feeding our gut-brain starts in the soil where we breed beneficial microbes in organic waste. These break down the added minerals and make them bio-available to the plants and later us.

Microbes are easy to breed, anyone can do it, we have been doing it for over a million years but so are the harmful microbes, the pathogens which make us sick and kill us.


That is what Gbiota is all about, breeding the beneficial microbes without breeding the harmful pathogens. You can do it yourself. We breed microbes and then package them in plants.

We also grow a broad spectrum of plants which exude sugars which attract an even broader spectrum of microbes.

We create the conditions of air and moisture, using the Gbiota circulatory flood and drain system, so the beneficial microbes out-breed and out-compete the harmful microbes.

That is why a plant grown using the Gbiota system is so different to a similar-looking plant grown in dead soil with chemical fertilisers.

Soil life matters.

Eating fresh matters

This creates a soil, called Wickimix, teaming with beneficial microbes and nutrients.

We load this soil into Gbiota boxes to grow plants so people can pick and eat the plants at home. This is important as the beneficial microbes have a short life – they breed fast and die fast so it needs to be done at home.

We breed the beneficial microbes in the soil, grow plants in the soil and eat the plants – simple.

But we must eat the plant before the beneficial microbes die.

They look just like other plants so what is the difference?

Our modern industrial chemical food system grows attractive-looking plants but the soil and hence the plants are deficient in beneficial microbes and nutrients.

Gbiota plants may not have the look of factory grown plants because we cannot use toxic chemicals to ward off insects and have to use other means but they do contain a full spectrum of beneficial microbes and nutrients.

Do we have to grow all own own food?


The bulk of the food, we eat is purely for energy, various combinations of carbon and hydrogen that we burn giving off carbon dioxide and water plus energy.
The modern food industry does that very well.

Energy food is not a problem

A small amount of the food we eat, around 15%, is used to grow and replace our body parts. This requires a whole range of complex chemicals, some are made in our gut while others, like the minerals and critical nutrients like B12 we have to eat.

The modern food industry barely gets a pass mark on this so is a factor in the Gbiota system.

How much Gbiota food should I eat?

We only need to eat about 5% of our daily food as Gbiota food, just enough to feed our gut.

Although small it is critical, without a functioning gut-brain to provide our intelligent control system we get fat and sick.

Providing that intelligent control system is what Gbiota is all about.

No pills – eat fresh plants

How to buy Gbiota plants?

While we can show you how to grow plants using the Gbiota method it does take some time and skill so most people would prefer to order Gbiota boxes online and have them delivered to their door.

You choose – DIY or buy from an approved grower

You can do everything yourself but you do have to do it right so it does take time and needs some skill or you can simply buy a box with plants ready to be eaten from an approved grower, all you have to do is water and pick and eat.

At this moment we are recruiting local growers to produce Gbiota boxes and we need to link you with a local grower. You do this by filling in the registration form here.

Who should eat Gbiota plants?

Our Gut biome is set early in life so it is important that young people, particularly ladies of childbearing age eat Gbiota food so they pass the beneficial microbes onto their children.

Because of time pressure, they would probably prefer to have Gbiota boxes delivered to their home.

As we age our gut biome and general health tend to deteriorate, largely as a result of our modern food system, but eating Gbiota food can extend health span. Older people, if they have the time and skills, may prefer to grow their own Gbiota food, but it is their choice.

How do I know it is working?

You will feel if your gut-brain is working as you will feel full and satisfied and food cravings will disappear. You don’t need to worry about special diets, your body knows what it needs, you just have to learn to read the messages it is sending.



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