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What Is 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

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

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

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

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Updated 10/6/2015 11:32:23 PM

I am about 350 pounds and I have been severely obese for almost all my life except my childhood years. My weight has caused many medical problems for me. Hypertension/high blood pressure, high triglycerides, hypothyroidism, sleep apnea, acid reflux,...  Read more

Aww, Figgy, I'm sorry! I, too, am extremely sensi

Aww, Figgy, I'm sorry! I, too, am extremely sensitive. Also, like stretchygirl, my hubby is the opposite and couldn't care less what other people say or do, but he understands much as he can, I suppose. I agree with these other ladies......  Read more

I am getting knee surgery on Nov 6 for a torn ACL,
Updated 10/3/2015 6:24:50 AM

I am getting knee surgery on Nov 6 for a torn ACL, I am ordered to nothing weight barring prior to surgery (and of course after) my question is do you think Yoga would be ok?? I miss it so much...  Read more

I am in Upstate NY I am looking for buddies near o
Updated 10/3/2015 10:20:37 AM

I am in Upstate NY I am looking for buddies near or far. I am 55 and I have 50-70 lbs to lose. The past 10 years were beyond stressful due to one of my son's cancer diagnosis. He is now considered cured and it's time for me to take care of myself...  Read more

what am I willing to give up?
Updated 10/2/2015 6:55:22 PM

what am I willing to give up?...  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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

Anybody using probiotics for stomach trouble?

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

Probiotics and Pac Man

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