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Gut health and your overall health; doctors offer sound advice on prebiotics and probiotics.

Gut health and your overall health; doctors offer sound advice on prebiotics and probiotics. A healthy gut is necessary for us to avoid many diseases secondary to inflammation.   Many autoimmune diseases and food sensitivities all begin in the gut. Prebiotics and probiotics are necessary to restore the normal flora that helps us naturally digest food, assimilate nutrients and stay healthy.   Antibiotics, dysentery are two common reasons the normal flora is affected as well as the foods we eat. You can keep your gut healthy naturally by avoiding meats raised with antibiotics and hormones which leach into the food supply.   You Read More »

Probiotic use, flu-like symptoms, and your health.

Probiotic use, flu-like symptoms, and your health. A recent study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology suggests that regular intake of probiotics can reduce the amount of acute respiratory tract infections (RTI’s) which may save the economy about 1.4 billion dollars yearly in lost productivity. RTI’s cause mild to severe flu-like symptoms and are responsible for many doctors’ visits during flu season. Probiotics are normally taken to improve gut health. It has been shown that healthy flora in the gut may be harmed by the intake of antibiotics.  When the flora changes in the gut, a person may gain weight, have Read More »

16 reasons probiotics are important to our health

16 reasons probiotics are important to our health Gut health is dependent on bacteria that exists in our gut.   The right mix of bacteria can help us have more energy, fewer diseases and have less gastric distress.   The wrong mix can mean bloated nights after eating a meal, gassiness, autoimmune diseases and cardiac disease. A few doses of antibiotics can disrupt the normal gut bacteria and affect our ability to digest, keep weight off and more.   Perhaps, this is why it is so important to take probiotics after using antibiotics in the gut for a bacterial infection. The foods we Read More »

Probiotics may help prevent allergies according to new evidence.

Probiotics may help prevent allergies according to new evidence. Those who suffer from spring allergies are getting ready to brace themselves for a possible early spring and the beginning of the runny nose, eyes and the sneezing and discomfort that comes with the trees and plants coming alive again after a long dormancy. True, you can use two products we recommend, Seasonal IC and Nettle which have great track records for allergy sufferers. These are two great products that work, and have no side effects. Many published articles and studies are suggesting there is a link between probiotics and allergies Read More »

Probiotics, digestion and other benefits you did not know existed. Some healthful info from the Washington Post

Probiotics, digestion and other benefits you did not know existed. Some healthful info from the Washington Post Probiotics are important elements in the gut for proper digestion and absorption of food. They are important to our health in many ways yet, most people are unaware of why these gut bugs are necessary. Antibiotics kill these elements so it is important to help the body recover by eating the right foods after a dosage of antibiotic therapy. Of course, Yogurt is one of the best places to find these good bugs of the gut, but you need to know more. Check Read More »