There's a new approach to keeping healthy which is gaining momentum in the world of medicine. Even mainstream doctors agree it's the most effective way to prevent disease and even reverse some conditions, or at least reduce their impact.
From mental health, to digestive, heart and immune health, balancing your gut bacteria is possibly the most powerful treatment you could start.
So, it's no... ››› more
The systems of your body don't function alone, but rather in a very complex, interconnected web. So if you think your gut and your heart seem remote, think again - by boosting your intake of gut-friendly probiotics, you can also improve heart problems like congestive heart failure, high cholesterol and many more!
For years, doctors have been recommending probiotic foods and supplements to heart... ››› more
Calling all those with seasonal allergies!
Allergy season is here and you're probably wondering what you can do to feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze.
According to a new University of Florida study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, taking the probiotic combination of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria (sold as Kyo-Dophilus in stores) can help reduce hay fever sym... ››› more
For years, you've been taking probiotics in oral capsules to keep your gut healthy. But you may have realised while shopping lately that bacteria has made its way onto the skincare shelves in the form of face washes, toners and masks infused with probiotics.
At first, it may seem counterproductive since you use skincare products to remove dirt, bacteria and germs from your skin. But probiotics ... ››› more
There's no doubt about it - supporting intestinal health and restoring the integrity of the gut barrier will be one of the most important goals in 21st century medicine.
When it comes down to your gut health, there are two closely related variables that determine it -your gut barrier and intestinal microbiota (or gut flora).
Sometimes, supporting these two variables can be as simple as eatin... ››› more
You know how it goes - you set your new year's resolutions and after a couple of weeks, the stress of keeping up with who you're trying to be has you chomping your teeth (and perhaps a takeaway burger, too) out of tension.
And sticking to these resolutions - never mind actually achieving your healthy goals - only gets more difficult as you get older, doesn't it?
Instead of trying to eat cle... ››› more
These days, gut health and probiotics are both hot topics in the media - and for good reason. Your gut health is essential to just about every aspect of your health, and probiotics play a major role in your digestive health and keeping your gut microbiota balanced.
If you're currently taking a probiotic supplement to support or heal your gut, you're probably wondering if you're doing it right. ... ››› more
Do you suffer from frequent headaches or allergies? How about fatigue or skin rashes? And autoimmunity?
If you answered, “yes, yes, yes!” then I'm sure you're desperately seeking ways to put these miserable conditions to an end. Luckily, you've come to the right place - I'm about to tell you exactly what's causing these symptoms plus how you can solve the root problem.
You've probably he... ››› more
By now you've likely heard about kombucha; a fermented drink that packs an impressive dose of gut-friendly probiotics. You may also have heard that it's one of the best things you can sip on to take back your gut health. While this is true, the benefits of kombucha don't stop at probiotics...
If you're looking to support your digestive system, increase your vitamin intake, cut back on caffeine... ››› more
There's no getting away from it - over the holiday season, food is aplenty. This can quickly let your healthy eating habits run wild and take a toll on your immune system and digestive health.
Of course everyone wants to indulge in some of their favourite, not-so-healthy foods over the festive season, so it would be unreasonable to recommend avoiding them completely. Instead, you should find a ... ››› more
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