probiotics

The 9 Best Probiotics for Women’s Digestive Health

The 9 Best Probiotics for Women’s Digestive Health

Probiotics are known for being able to help prevent and manage gut health symptoms. But with so many products on the market and with so many strains to choose from, you may not know which is the best probiotic supplement for you. There are also probiotics designed specifically for women’s health, as well as digestive […]

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    Vegan Gut Health 101: Fermented Foods and Probiotics

    Vegan Gut Health 101: Fermented Foods and Probiotics

    By Michelle Kretzer Want to get healthier this year? Almost half of Americans resolve to. But you don’t have to drastically slash your calorie intake or take up residence at the gym to improve your health. Since we power our bodies through our digestive system, a healthy gut equals a healthy everything else. The work […]

    Can Probiotics Improve the Health of Your Brain?

    Can Probiotics Improve the Health of Your Brain?

    By Dr. Ruairi Robertson Did you know that there are roughly 40 trillion bacteria living in and on you? Most of these bacteria reside in your gut and don’t cause any health problems. In fact, scientists have begun to realize that these bacteria are essential for your physical health. Now compelling new research has found […]

    8 Ways Probiotics Can Improve Your Health

    8 Ways Probiotics Can Improve Your Health

    By Dr. Mary Jane Brown Probiotics are live microorganisms that can be consumed through fermented foods or supplements (1). More and more studies show that the balance or imbalance of bacteria in your digestive system is linked to overall health and disease. Probiotics promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria and have been linked to […]

    10 Vegan Sources of Probiotics

    10 Vegan Sources of Probiotics

    By Katie Medlock The importance of good gut health has been receiving more attention lately and for good reasons. By colonizing our guts with “good” bacteria, we can help improve our digestion, enhance our immune system, reduce our risk for contracting disease and even lose weight. An especially important way of achieving these health benefits […]

    Do Probiotics Really Work?

    Do Probiotics Really Work?

    “Dr. Hyman, can you tell me more about probiotics? Can supplementing with them really help reduce belly bloat and IBS symptoms? How do you know which ones are good and which ones are a waste of money?” Well—to be frank, our poop and all the bugs that live in there are the great new frontier […]

    5 Health Benefits of Probiotics

    5 Health Benefits of Probiotics

    By Stacy T. Sims To put it simply: Bacteria follow the food you eat. The easiest way to manipulate your gut flora is by enriching your diet with a variety of probiotics and prebiotics. Probiotics are the actual bacteria that live in your gut. Prebiotics are the substances that the bacteria eat. Food sources are […]