Introducing one solution: microbial cleaners

Introducing one solution: microbial cleaners

In February, American scientists released new research that showed that regular use of cleaning sprays has an impact on lung health comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. The chemicals in cleaning products can irritate the fragile mucous membranes that line...
Discovering microbes – My story

Discovering microbes – My story

by Zara Kirk, consultant nutritionist for Microbz In all the 28 years I have been working with nutrition as a basis for wellbeing, there has not been a revolution in the field like the current one with the ‘discovery’ of our microbiome. This is one of the most...
Microbes in India: Cluster beans – Trial 1

Microbes in India: Cluster beans – Trial 1

At Microbz we work with partners all over the world. In Southern India, there is an inspirational organisation making a big difference. Social Change and Development (SCAD) is led by Cletus Babu and his wife Amali who are dedicated to transforming the lives of people...
3 new ways microbes are helping to treat waste  

3 new ways microbes are helping to treat waste  

Microbes love to munch on dirt and grease, but they don’t just eat nature’s waste, they recycle it. Natural environments have a cycle of life and death and microbes are crucial at every step. As the building blocks of life, they break down organic matter making it...
Six things microbes do for you

Six things microbes do for you

The word ‘microbe’ can sound alarming — we associate them with the flu, ebola, flesh-eating diseases, you name it. But microbiologist Dr. Jonathan Eisen ‘s illuminating TEDTalk will make you put down the hand sanitizer. As Eisen explains, “We are covered in a...