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
As a society, we spend a lot of time stressing out over our stomachs. We inspect them in the mirror, crunch them into oblivion, wrap them in constrictive undergarments and gauge their size with measuring tape—all with the goal of whittling away... 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
I am seeing a lot of posts about sweating with Contrave. Have you had your hormones checked? I thought this was a side effect too when I first took it in 2014. However, my hormones were so out of whack, they were causing the sweats.
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Today is my fourth day and I am really doing super. I went to the gym and worked on treadmill for 45 minutes and swam 15 minutes. I am feeling good so far with this life style change. My 2nd day of weighed myself and lost 2.4 lbs.... 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
Probiotics are called good bacteria. Probiotics help block cholesterol absorption & can improve liverFunction. REGULAR USE OF PROBIOTICS CAN CUT TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS. Fermented foods like sauerkraut and pickles, & brined olives are a probiotic, & eat... 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
I have been dealing with chronic pain for over five years. I am much better and am able to stave off most of the pain for almost 3 weeks. My doctors say that it is more than just my spine having issues, that there is something causing inflammation in... Read more
I feel so much better when I eat yogurt or take a probiotic supplement. In fact, I have not been sick and I credit that benefit in part to taking my probiotics.
I wonder if frozen yogurt has the same benefit of regular yogurt or if the good bacteri... Read more
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