Author Archive | Veli-Matti Mäkinen


New product for cats and dogs

GutGuide has developed a new oral health-promoting product for cats and dogs. The principal of operation is similar to our ToothGuide products. Specific lactic acid bacteria replace gingivitis -causing bad bacteria in the mouth. PetGuide -lactic acid bacteria powder is odourless and tasteless and even cats approve of it. In the mouth the powder forms […]

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IMMUNOhoney -honey products

Now is a good time to start immuno therapy and microbial treatment for next spring´s pollen season. IMMUNOhoney -organic honey for pollen immunotherapy is a food supplement and it is used for sensitization of birch,willow, mugwort and alder. This honey is made by bees in specialized nests from where the pollen and microbes are collected into […]

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GutGuide® BifidoMAX -raw chocolate bar

GutGuide®BifidoMAX is a dietary supplement in the form of a chocolate bar which contains bifidobacteria and lactobacilli for the gut´s wellbeing. Dark chocolate contains loads of antioxidants (over 800mg/100g) and in studies dark chocolate has been shown to feed lactobacilli and bifidobacteria. BifidoMAX contains coconut palm sugar, which has a very low glycemic index. So in […]

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GutGuide Ltd. has been granted a patent linking gut microbiota to obesity and the accumulation of visceral fat

This new patent is based on GutGuide´s research that demonstrated that the prevalence of particular species of gut microbiota in relation to the whole gut microbiota is different in obese individuals compared to individuals of normal weight. Significant bacterial species are bifidobacteria, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii and Clostridia. This information can be used to calculate an Index […]

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GutGuide has been issued its first patent regarding GutIndexes

GutGuide has been issued a patent FI 126711 B regarding ”Evaluating the health risks of serotonin deficiency”. The invention is based on the observed correlation between serotonin levels and gut microbiota, especially between the balance of bifidobacteria and clostridia and their abundance in the human gut. The patent protects GutGuide´s GutIndex -analysis, which enables GutGuide […]

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Study: Probiotic bacteria Streptococcus oralis and Streptococcus uberis have a whitening effect on teeth

Dental whitening effect of an oral probiotic -research study concludes that Streptococcus oralis and Streptococcus uberis -probiotic strains produce small amounts of hydrogen peroxide which has a whitening effect on teeth. The whitening effect was clearly visible after 3-4 weeks of usage. According to earlier studies the used strains are also able to replace bad […]

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