POST’s “Bon Merde” House-Made Hot Sauce Collection

Powerful raw recipes with health benefits and impressive heat

After continuously selling out of the hot sauces they were procuring from a friend, POST owner Bobby Stackleather decided he needed to make his own. The restaurant’s new line of house-made hot sauces—called Bon Merde, French for “good shit”—reflect the creativity and attention you’ll find elsewhere on the Alphabet City restaurant’s menu. Stackleather explains, “Our recipe is totally different and raw. This was something I …

Human Bacteria May Be the Secret to Athletic Endurance

A study published in Nature Medicine reveals that the secret to athletic endurance and heightened performance, isn’t creatine, chia seeds or beet juice, but rather a group of bacteria found in the gut of elite-level runners. By isolating the group, known as Veillonella, researchers were able to test its impact on mice post-ingestion—and those that ingested the bacteria ran 13% longer than mice that were given …

Microbiome Company Seed Launches Combined Probiotic + Prebiotic

Known as the Daily Synbiotic, two gender-specific digestive aids

As microbiome wellness organization Seed has been quick to point out: there are some 38,000,000,000 microorganisms living inside and on top of each of us. In recent years, much attention has been paid to caring for these organisms—which are predominantly bacterial—because they directly impact our own health. With an industry-leading scientific advisory board (including Chief Scientist Dr Gregor Reid, who chaired the United Nations / …