growing gut  food

growing gut food

Growing gut food Colin Austin 2 September 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. I have this vision of people setting up micro farms...
Gbiota club how it works

Gbiota club how it works

What is the Gbiota Club Our guiding principles If our grand kids are going to have a life we need to resolve three critical issues. Until recently life span has been steadily increasing with expected life rising from the fifties to the eighties, largely due to...
Gbiota easy

Gbiota easy

Colin Austin © 5 Sep 20 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. Please understand This is the easiest way I know to grow Gbiota food, it is...
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...
Eliminating Covid 19

Eliminating Covid 19

Eliminating Covid 19 We, that’s people like you an me working in a community action group, can eliminate this dreaded virus – we just need to understand some basics. It is all about the magic R (for reproduction) number. If this is greater than 1 the virus...
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....
Choosing a Gbiota smoothie

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...

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The virus, evolution and technology Aug 7, 2020We have the virus causing deaths and economic destruction around the world, we are approaching ten billion people on our one and only planet and they need to be fed in a sustainable way without destroying our planet. read...
Nundah cafe

Nundah cafe

We hope you feel satisfied from eating the food prepared to feed you but what about those trillions of cells in your guts that look after you. They communicate with each other to provide real intelligence – your gut brain – which controls your appetite,...
Wake up call

Wake up call

 What is the Gbiota club? Our guts are made from trillions of cells which communicate with each other to form an intelligent system – there really is a gut brain. This communicates with our head brain to form an intelligent control system which manages our...
Gbiota club how it works

Gbiota club introduction

Corona virus special call We urgently need growers of Gbiota food       What is the Gbiota club? The aim of the Gbiota club is to make Gbiota food readily and widely available at an affordable price. Gbiota food is essential to feed our gut biology which forms...
Gbiota club how it works

Gbiota club home

 This is the home of the Gbiota club     What is the Gbiota club? The aim of the Gbiota club is to make Gbiota food readily and widely available at an affordable price. Gbiota food is essential to feed our gut biology which forms part of our intelligent control...
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...
Gbiota club how it works

About the Gbiota club

Join the Gbiota club   Why join the Gbiota club? When you join the Gbiota club you get a stronger gut, immune and hormonal system by eating real food.  Our guts do much more than help digest our food. There are trillions of cells in our guts made up of thousands of...
Making soil work

Making soil work

We live in an era of unprecedented apparent sophistication.  Our ability to store and manage incredible quantities of data seems to give the power to both political and commercial interests to manipulate public attitudes and actions in a way inconceivable just a few...
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...
Germination

Germination

  Germination, Wicking and Gbiota Beds My post https://gbiota.com/2020/03/12/corona-virus/ explains the best way we have of fighting the Corona virus today is to strengthen our immune system. Gbiota beds were developed specifically to enhance our gut biology so...
quick gbiota beds

quick gbiota beds

Here is a link to the quick gbiota beds.pdf quick gbiota beds which explains how to make a quick Gbiota bed. I have made this a post rather than a direct link so people can ask questions and make comments in public. The virus means everyone is under a great deal of...
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...
pioneer

pioneer

 Corona virus emergency – read now special page Gbiota – a social movement for better food Computer pioneer fights diabesity Colin Austin, recognised as among Australia’s top innovators, is using the internet to fight the diabesity epidemic with...
Mission

Mission

The Gbiota movement Colin Austin  © Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged.  Our gut brain It is now universally recognised by researchers, doctors and nutritional just how important gut biology is to our health. The...
Gbiota movement

Gbiota movement

The Gbiota movement Colin Austin  17 Mar 2020 © Creative commons this document may be reproduced but the source should be acknowledged.  Aims I want my grandchildren to live in a society where everyone, regardless of their financial state, have access to food which...
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...
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...