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About Probiotics Resources

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Probiotics: A Billion Good Bugs

Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

Alternative Therapies for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu...  Read more

Does Your Pet Need a Supplement?

These days, it seems we are constantly bombarded by ads for nutritional supplements claiming to make us healthier, live longer or prevent diseases. Many of the same supplements available to humans are now being offered to pets.   We want our...  Read more

How a Good Gut Keeps You Healthy

You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria. ...  Read more

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Updated 2/26/2014 9:46:17 PM

Has anyone tried these? Do they aid your digestion?...  Read more

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which brand is best?...  Read more

Anybody working with homemade probiotics?
Updated 10/11/2013 11:30:21 AM

What is working for you? What are your favorites? How did you get started? This "door" was recently opened to me and now I'm working to figure out how to start my own "stuff"... www.foodrenegade.com/how-to-brew-kombucha-
double-fermentat...  Read more

Probiotics CAN CUT TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS & block Cholesterol

Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body's defenses become turncoat and attack the bodily organs instead of invading viruses & bacteria. Many people speculate that foods, such as probiotics, can aid diabetes. Probiotics are so called "good...  Read more

Probiotics Are Essential for Prevention of Dis-ease & Obesity

I have used probiotics and digestive enzymes for 20 years. I have found that, in addition to Lecithin and Chromium Picolinate, probiotics assist in keeping the blood sugar normalized. They are also VERY important for the immune system. There are at...  Read more

10 Unexpected Sources of Probiotics

The latest nutrition buzzword: probiotics, the live bacteria that maintain the balance of microorganisms (or "bugs") in your gut. And that’s proving to be vital for your health. Probiotics support digestion and strong immune function...  Read more

We Ate It: Kraft Live Active Peanut Butter Chewy Granola Bar

In the world of functional foods, probiotics are hot, hot, hot. And for good reason. These little guys are the helpful bacteria that live in your gut and fight the bad guys. Probiotics help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a healthy...  Read more

Probiotics

My surgery is scheduled for this coming Tuesday the 22nd. For the past week, I was dealing with gastrointestinal issues, and feeling tired and sapped of all energy. Fortunately, that has passed and I am feeling back to normal again, thanks to pr...  Read more

Probiotics Part 2

As promised, this is a more in depth look at Kombucha and Jun. If you haven't already, consider reading part 1 here www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
individual.asp?blog_id=5586155 I meant to get this out earlier, but things have be...  Read more