Archive: microbiome


Five Ways to Balance Your Microbiome

By Adam Sharp on November 9, 2021

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately researching the importance of the microbiome — the trillions of microbes (including bacteria, viruses and fungi) that live in and on our bodies.  What’s mind-blowing is that a healthy microbiome plays a key role in preventing so many diseases and medical conditions. To name a few I’ve been looking into: arthritis, eczema, cancer,…

The Gut Microbiome’s Connection to COVID-19

By Adam Sharp on September 7, 2021

There is growing evidence that COVID-19 severity is influenced by our gut microbiome. Those who have high levels of beneficial, symbiotic bacteria in their guts tend to have better outcomes than those who have “dysbiosis” (unhealthy gut microbiomes).  A study in the prestigious…

The Immense Promise of Microbiome Medicine

By Adam Sharp on August 24, 2021

As many of you know, I’m very excited about the potential of the microbiome as both an investor and as a way to improve your health. Last month, I wrote to you about why startup investors should be excited about this sector. And…

Medicine’s Future is a Good Investment

By Adam Sharp on August 14, 2020

As humans, we all have trillions of microbes that live in and on our bodies. The “germs” (bacteria, viruses, fungi) present in and on a person are collectively known as a microbiome.  Growing up, many of us were taught that bacteria and…