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
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
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.
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Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
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
I am 55. I want to lose 100lbs. i want to find a buddy with the same goal. And around my age. i have been on countless diets. I feel now i have an understand of my eating habits. I have commited to a new healthty lifestyle. I am ready. Are you ready?... Read more
Hi! I am a 28 year old teacher who is 7 months pregnant with her first child. I am looking for a buddy to keep me accountable for working out and eating healthy. My pregnancy is going great so far and I am experiencing a healthy level of weight gain.... Read more
Anyone doing super shred? I am a grandma of 2, looking for a buddy to keep me motivated and to help them as well. I have lost 8 lbs so far (5 since I started tracking on here). I have 22 left to lose and I don't want to let myself get discouraged!... Read more
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
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
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
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
Even after having my gallbladder out I still have exactly the same stomach burning issues, especially at night when it wakes me up. Does anybody else have burning stomach issues and if so, what do you use? Any probiotics ? Any suggestions?... Read more
I woke up this morning thinking about probiotics (Yes a wonderful wake up thought). I have had digestive issues lately and started the Digestive Detox Challenge earlier this week. I have been learning about them and laying in bed my mind started t... Read more
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