The ZRT Laboratory Blog

The ZRT Blog is an extensive resource for patients and health care providers searching for health and hormone testing information. Here, you can read about ZRT’s cutting edge research, advances in testing, wellness advice, and health industry highlights.

Fermented Drinks – A Fun Way to Feed Your Gut Microbiome!

Posted by Dr. Kate Placzek on Friday, 14 October

Fermented drinks

Our society is on high bug alert these days. There are those who fear microbes (the germaphobes) and those who swoop in with exciting cutting edge research for why germs are important for our wellbeing. The rest of us fall somewhere in between. Whatever our feelings are, the gut-brain axis – the imaginary line between the brain and the gut – undeniably is one of the new frontiers of neuroscience. With good reason. The state of the gut microbiome is key to human health, so let’s explore a fun way to feed our “second brain” with the help of fermentation.

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ZRT Docs Share Their Favorite Healthy Eating Summer Recipes

Posted by Candace Burch on Friday, 29 July

Family enjoying a healthy meal outsideNow that the summertime bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables is in full swing, our clinicians at ZRT Laboratory have whipped up some super-healthy eating options for you from their personal recipes. I'm already hooked on the honey quinoa salad but it's a toss-up between that and the other scrumptious, easy to make dishes our Docs share with you here. I could live on these for the rest of the summer, they’re so darn delicious and simple to make.

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Brassicas for Healthy Hormone Holiday Feasting

Posted by Candace Burch on Tuesday, 22 December

ZRT clinicians smiling with their healthy holiday foodDuring this holiday season, the docs at ZRT Laboratory have whipped up some healthy hormone eating options from their favorite recipes. Try out these scrumptious dishes for your family and tell us what you think!

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