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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

Bye bye 200 (199lbs this am) I hope we never meet
Updated 10/22/2014 8:34:56 AM

Bye bye 200 (199lbs this am) I hope we never meet again!! I'd say it was nice knowing you but I'd be lying!! Now to stick with it this coming weekend and keep losing!...  Read more

I am an 18 yr old college freshman who was recentl
Updated 10/22/2014 7:41:26 AM

I am an 18 yr old college freshman who was recently diagnosed with PCOS. (5'4" 155lb - my endocrinologist recommended getting down to 120lb) Bc of the PCOS & IR, my BMR is low, but I worry about not eating enough. Recommendations for finding balance?...  Read more

Hi all :) I am new to spark people and am looking
Updated 10/22/2014 12:21:32 AM

Hi all :) I am new to spark people and am looking to find a Weight Watchers group utilizing the classic points .....  Read more

New here trying to get healthy so I am around for
Updated 10/21/2014 7:04:10 PM

New here trying to get healthy so I am around for my kids!...  Read more

Hi. I am starting today New. I feel it's time I am
Updated 10/21/2014 7:09:01 PM

Hi. I am starting today New. I feel it's time I am happy with myself again. Little worried about slipping up. Any tips appreciated....  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

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