Month: November 2012

Probiotics Reduce Big Gut Problems

Obesity is a condition that affects hundreds of thousands of individuals around the world and can lead to health-related problems. A doctoral thesis published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that probiotic consumption may reduce the risk of developing obesity. Three groups of rats were used for the study. The first group of rats …

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Find the Right Probiotic for You

There are numerous choices when trying to find a probiotic supplement. From supplements that contain one strain of bacteria to supplements that contain 10 strains, finding the right probiotic can be difficult. To assist you in making the best choice for your probiotic wants and needs, keep these three tips in mind: Bacteria strains – …

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Guard Yourself Against Heart Disease With Probiotics

Heart disease is caused by cholesterol-rich diets, right? New research has shown that this common misconception may not be entirely true. Although science has not conclusively found the exact cause of heart disease, researchers have found connections between gut infections and heart disease. More so, scientific investigation into gut infections and heart disease has illuminated …

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Antibiotics: Are They Helping or Hurting

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found a link between increased antibiotic use and clostridium difficile, a diarrhea causing bacteria. According to the researchers, antibiotics wipe out the good bacteria that fight against infections and, as a result, cause a rise in c. difficile infections. Data collected from the 13.7 million hospitalized children concluded that …

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