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Ease “Tummy Aches” With Probiotics

Surveys have found that 10-20% of children have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Symptoms of abdominal pain, distention, diarrhea and constipation can be very debilitating for the child and distressing for the parents. A study conducted by Dr. Ruggiero Francavilla published in the Journal of Pediatrics in 2011 evaluated the benefits of probiotics

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Celebrate Holiday Gut Health

The holiday season is upon us and that means traveling, eating rich foods and celebrating with family and friends. With all these activities, there is no time to have an unhappy tummy. Taking a daily probiotic can help maintain the normal intestinal activity despite the changes in diet, hectic schedule and travel. Dependent upon the

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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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Protect Your Pregnancy With Probiotics

Pregnancy is a joyous time in a woman’s life. It is important during this time for women to take care of their bodies; and, adding probiotics may help. A recent study of pregnant women over the course of six years has found a correlation between probiotics consumption and a decreased risk of late pregnancy complications.

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