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Why Take 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

Why can't I just be myself?
Updated 5/21/2015 2:36:39 PM

I really don't know where to begin but basically my Mom wants a totally different daughter. I feel like I am a mistake! I feel unwanted! My Mom wants a demure, totally obedient doormat for a daughter, which I am not. Well, I do have my faults. L...  Read more

Taking care of myself after the loss of my baby
Updated 5/18/2015 3:43:56 PM

I am a 37 year old mother of 4--one daughter, 2 sons and a little girl who went to heaven in February. We miss her dearly, but have peace and we are so blessed to be her parents. We love Willow. Due to the pregnancy and tremendous stress (which began...  Read more

Wow according to my activity tracker i took 12852
Updated 5/15/2015 7:47:58 AM

Wow according to my activity tracker i took 12852 steps or walked 6.67 miles today. I new i walked alot but i didnt think it was that much....  Read more

Why is this time different?
Updated 5/21/2015 5:57:40 PM

If you are like me, this isn't the first time on the merry go-round..... So I wanted to list why this time is different for me. 1. Because I am eating real foods. I gave up the frozen food aisle, the cookie aisle, the chips in exchange for...  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

Challenge Yourself!

(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going... (2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals......  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

NEW: Our Weekly Giveaways Kick Off with Chocolate!

UPDATE: And the winners are... NABIT36 ($20), EXAVIANNA ($20), ENUFF81020 ($50), and SORDINA ($100) Editor's Note: Starting today, the dailySpark will host weekly "Welcome to the Weekend" giveaways! Each Friday night visit to enter...  Read more