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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

For Better Health, Go with Your Gut

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

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

Fitness pal or sp? And why? Thanks!
Updated 7/23/2016 1:03:37 PM

Fitness pal or sp? And why? Thanks!...  Read more

Why don't I care more about being fat than I do ab
Updated 7/23/2016 2:53:24 PM

Why don't I care more about being fat than I do about quieting the hunger beast in my stomach? I'd rather just be lazy & satisfied, working only as necessary to support my home/sustenance/appetite but the world says I must do more! Why don't I care?...  Read more

No formal exercise yesterday but took my family (
Updated 7/23/2016 1:12:43 PM

No formal exercise yesterday but took my family ( including pup ) to the beach...lotsa running back and forth and jumping in the waves. Also Poke-goed walking slowly for a good half hour. :) Gym today!...  Read more

Has anyone taken Metformin and got weak and slight
Updated 7/23/2016 10:36:31 AM

Has anyone taken Metformin and got weak and slightly shaky? I was getting these symptoms 2-3 hours after taking it with breakfast. Now it is almost 24 hours later and i feel this way! Anyone else?...  Read more

Fitness pal or spark people and why?
Updated 7/23/2016 2:23:50 AM

Fitness pal or spark people and why?...  Read more

Probiotics: Are They Safe?

Probiotics' safety has not been thoroughly studied scientifically. More information is especially needed on how safe they are for young children, elderly people, and people with compromised immune systems. Therefore, probiotics should NOT be taken or...  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

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