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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

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

How to Buy the Best Yogurt

While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li...  Read more

The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

Does frozen yogurt have viable probiotics
Updated 6/21/2014 12:42:43 PM

Does freezing the yogurt kill the probiotics?...  Read more

Probiotics and fermented foods
Updated 5/22/2014 2:23:02 AM

There have been many articles of late on the benefits of probiotics and the prebiotics found in fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha. Eating these supposedly helps in creating healthy gut flora which aids digestion etc. Does anyone...  Read more

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

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

probiotics
Updated 1/14/2014 9:53:12 AM

which brand is best?...  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

Day 43 Starting to take Probiotics each day....

Not really sure of all their benefits but I do know that probiotics are suppose to aid in ones digestion system and that is important for weight loss and overall health.....so I have started taking them each day and will keep you posted!...  Read more

Day 39 Probiotics....

Starting today I am beginning to take daily Probiotics which are known to increase the health of one's digestion systems....here's to good health!...  Read more