Gbiota boxes

Gbiota boxes

Our Gut Biota The battle of the bugs Growing plants as natural pre and pro biotics to strengthening our gut and immune system is smart in the middle of a pandemic. Why Gbiota beds The purpose of GBiota beds is to breed beneficial biology in the soil. This biology...
Immune

Immune

 Immune Gbiota boxes and our immune system Gbiota boxes were developed to enhance our immune system. There are many plants in traditional medicine which are claimed to strengthen our immune system. There has been genuine scientific research into some of these plants...
Gbiota boxes

Delta

Deadly delta Colin Austin © August 2021 Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. Information may be used for private use but commercial use requires a license. I am urgently looking for people or organisations to help...
updateAug21

updateAug21

Colin Austin  ©  10 August 2021Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. Information may be used for private use but commercial use requires a license. Summary This is an update on the practical side of making and managing...
References

References

  https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/giloy-benefits https://www.embopress.org/doi/full/10.15252/embr.202051069 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6780873/ Soil is the stomach of the plant (PDF) Does Soil Contribute to the Human Gut Microbiome?...
Index

Index

 I have written a series of posts which aim to get to the root cause of the problem then work away at finding the solution. I start with what food does which explains the various jobs that food does in our bodies and how innovation has dramatically increased the...
Food and innovation

Food and innovation

Food and innovation Mention innovations or technology and thoughts immediately fly to smart phones, self driving cars or even air taxis but there has been an equal amazing revolution in our food – fertilisers, irrigation, genetics, machinery, pesticides,...
Spreading the benefits of Gbiota beds

Spreading the benefits of Gbiota beds

Spreading the benefits of Gbiota beds Home gardeners My concept is that there already many local growers who could supply their neighbourhood with gut food, there are also many people who have been displaced by modern innovation who could also set up local business...
The Gbiota story – continued

The Gbiota story – continued

The Gbiota story Paradigm shifts Imagine you are at weight watchers annual conference and the first speaker get up and says you are fat and sick because you eat too much – so cut back on your calories. That’s what they came to hear. There would be a polite round...
The Wicking-Gbiota Story

The Wicking-Gbiota Story

The Wicking – Gbiota bed story The battle of an innovator to change the global food system I have decided to write a book about how we need to change our food industry. Twenty years ago I pioneered Wicking beds and gave them their name. They went totally viral...
Food and becoming adult

Food and becoming adult

Food and becoming Adult This is my grand daughter Nanna, she is now a real young lady around town having just passed her driving test. What does she have in common with a caterpillar and beautiful butterfly? She has just gone through one of the most important changes...
Greta Foodberg

Greta Foodberg

The food industry is just as big a threat to humanity as climate change. Greta Thunberg – love her or hate her (as many people do) her impact has been just startling. From a nondescript looking small child with a grotty piece of cardboard she became a world...
Feed your gut brain

Feed your gut brain

Feed your gut brain My interest is how to grow plants that improve our gut brain – one of the most vital organs in our bodies and the key to health. They are a genuine brain having trillions of cells communicating with each other – just like a...
Our gut brain

Our gut brain

Modern foods Summary We are facing a double whammed food crisis. Modern food contains a surplus of energy food (fats and sugars) but is sadly lacking in the complex chemicals needed to regenerate our bodies. Our bodies sense this lack, sending out hunger signals...
Adapting to the food crisis

Adapting to the food crisis

Adapting to the food crisis? Summary Learning how to adapt to the food crisis is the most important skill we can teach our kids. That means understanding how the world is changing then helping them change their behaviour to adapt. The forthcoming food crisis won’t...
School Garden Project

School Garden Project

School gut biome project How schools can set up Gbiota beds to grow plant that act as natural pre and pro biotics – the gut biome In our gut are a huge number of micro organisms which talk to each to create an intelligent system – our gut brain. This gut...
Aquaponics by Igor

Aquaponics by Igor

This is a post from one of our users Igor Grossman in Melbourne about his aquaponics systems. Although a different technology the basic aims of high nutrients and active biology are similar to Gbiota beds...
The essence

The essence

The essence Our guts do much more than help us digest our food. Our guts are part of the system which acts as an intelligent control system regulating our appetite, what and how much we eat and where and how much is stored as fat in our bodies. They are home to 70% of...
Dis-enabling

Dis-enabling

Dis-enabling the Corona virus Yesterday the world changed. New Zealand has an explosion of new Corona cases. Stuck in the middle of thousands of miles of ocean, with a highly popular Prime Minister for her obvious humanity and caring and prepared to act quickly and...
The virus, evolution and technology

The virus, evolution and technology

  The virus, evolution and technology Colin Austin © 4 August 2020 Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. Information may be used for private use but commercial use requires a license. We live in difficult times....
Intelligent control

Intelligent control

Our intelligent control system This web site is focused on how food affects our health. We evolved eating wild foods, rich in nutrients but low in sugars and fats which are our natural energy source. Evolving over millions of years on a low energy diet means we are...
Feed your gut brain

Choosing a Gbiota smoothie

Choosing a Gbiota smoothie Colin Austin © 28th July 2020 Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. Information may be used for private use but commercial use requires a license. Minerals, vitamins and biology in Gbiota...
Sugar blockers

Sugar blockers

Sugar blockers Gut biology is ever changing Our gut biology changes over time depending on our diet. People eating a typical western diet have a gut biology geared toward sugar consumption – very different to our natural gut biota focused on plants. Hidden...
Alernative food

Alernative food

Creating an alternative food system Colin Austin © 22 June 2020 Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. Information may be used for private use but commercial use requires approval. The nutrition war zone Nutrition must...
History of food

History of food

History of food A billion or so years ago micro-biology began to break down the rock to release minerals, and make soil. Plants grew to provide energy for the micro-biology and themselves died to produce nutrient rich soil. A million or so years ago  Pre human...

gbiota food

food Oct 12, 2021How food affects our health read more Alice Oct 8, 2021Our gut is not strictly part of us and we, or rather our mum, has to make it for us from the food she eats and feeds us as a baby and by the close physical contact mums give their babies. It is...
Protection from the Corona Virus

Protection from the Corona Virus

Protection from the Corona Virus We all know the death and destruction to our society caused by the Corona virus. We know that lock downs work but the virus is still there so there is a high risk as lock downs are relaxed. What the experts say This Youtube video sums...
Join the Gbiota club

Join the Gbiota club

Join the Gbiota club  The Corona virus is not some random and isolated disaster. It is the inevitable outcome of small farmers struggling against the might of big food and trying to make a living by the uncontrolled selling of wild animals. This need to be a warning...
Q&A15April20

Q&A15April20

Heavy rains and drainage I now live in Bundaberg, Queensland, the latitude is about 25 ° which is in the band of deserts around the world. The winter climate is as near to perfect as you can get and is is possible to grow a wide range of plants. It rarely rains so as...
Q and A

Q and A

My specialist expertise is in how the way we grow our food affects our health. Eating fresh vegetables grown in specifics ways can improve gut health and strengthen our immune system. With the Corona epidemic I have created this question and answer post to help people...
History of food

fresh food revolution

  The fresh food revolution There is a fresh food revolution just waiting to happen. Join me in making the revolution happen My name is Colin Austin and I know about technical revolutions. I was a pioneer in the early computer revolution. Moldflow, the company I...
Corona virus

Corona virus

Emergency food in lock down First Corona virus case I live in Bundaberg, a relatively isolated city so I was not that worried about the Corona virus until we had our first case in a dental clinic. I can think of no better way of spreading the disease than having...
Corona virus

Corona virus

Fighting the Corona Virus   Colin Austin  13 March 2020© Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged. The WHO has declared the Corona virus a global pandemic. The most effective and practical action that people can take...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...