Category: Digestive Health

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Bacteria Insider: The Gut Microbiome

Amazingly, there are over 100 trillion bacteria residing in 27 feet of intestines inside of you right now.  This enormously important ecosystem in the body is known as the Gut…

Diet Digestive Health

New & Innovative Molecules: Olive Leaf Extract

Health benefits related to olive leaves are extensive and date back to ancient times. Egyptians used them to preserve the bodies of pharaohs; the British used them to treat malaria…

Children Digestive Health

Childhood Diet Has a Lifelong Impact

New research indicates that “you are not only what you eat but what you ate as a child,”. Therefore, having a poor diet as a child can alter your gut…

Digestive Health

Weight Just a Minute: The Gut’s Role in Overweight and Obesity

Trillions of microbes are currently residing in your gut, living their day-to-day life, helping metabolize all of the things in your body; known as the microbiome. As intrusive as they…

Digestive Health

IBS & Constipation Help

Two new products may provide support for people who experience constipation.  The first is a unique probiotic bacteria strain called bifidobacterium lactis HN019. In studies, the HN019 strain sped up…

Digestive Health Immunity & Inflammatory Support

Probiotics May Reduce Incidence of Infections

Probiotics may reduce incidence of infections according to a new study looking at rugby players.  Researchers looked at probiotics as a possible way to reduce the infection rates among athletes….

Diet Digestive Health Immunity & Inflammatory Support

What Is the Relationship Between Food Allergies and Probiotics?

People with food allergies are always on the watch for what is and is not in their foods.  These allergies are an immune response and probiotics can play a role. …

Cancer Research Diet Digestive Health

Get Your Fiber Every Day

Getting more fiber in our diets is so important for a variety of reasons.  Most people decide to proactively add fiber when they become irregular or their doctor recommends for…

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