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Bacterial microorganisms account for around half of the human body’s total cell count, according to recent research. And many people are starting to realize that many of the microbial cells that live in and on the human body are actually beneficial — otherwise known as probiotics.
Having an imbalance in the microbiome (the collection of microorganisms found in the gut) can lead to problems as small as having diarrhea to serious infections. ...
If you find yourself feeling tired and sluggish throughout the day, you’re not the only one. According to a survey by the National Safety Council, 76% of American workers say they feel tired at work.
If you find yourself feeling tired frequently, it could be a sign of underlying gut health issues. More specifically, the microorganisms in your gut are called the “microbiome”, and the good microorganisms, a.k.a. probiotics
Proper nutrient absorption is vital to your health. Getting inadequate nutrients or having poor nutrient absorption can lead to malabsorption syndrome, which can have serious consequences.
The side effects and complications of nutrient deficiencies depend on the type of nutrient deficiency. Some nutrient deficiencies can lead to stomach cramps/abdominal pain, diarrhea, or unhealthy weight loss
Whether you’re thinking about taking probiotics or you just started taking probiotics recently, you may be wondering what to expect.
Everyone’s body is different, so we can’t know exactly what your specific experience will be. However, we can make some educated guesses as to what happens when you start taking probiotics.
If you’ve ever gotten sick while traveling, you know how miserable it can be. Nothing ruins a good vacation like catching some kind of illness.
With probiotics though, you can reduce your chances of getting sick, have more energy, and have a better sense of well-being while you travel.
Probiotics are great but not all probiotic supplements are created equally.
Some probiotic supplements may not truly live up to their claimed health benefits because they’re not delivered through a method that gets the probiotics all the way to the intestines, which is where they need to go in order to be effective.
If you’re wondering when is the best time to take probiotics, you may be startled by all the conflicting information out there.
Some say to take probiotics with your morning meal. Others say to take them before, with or after any meal of the day, or any combination of these. So who’s right, and when really is the best time to take probiotics? ...
There are trillions of microorganisms that live in the gut. This collection of microorganisms is called the microbiome.
Gut health is the condition of the microbiome and the balance of good, probiotic microorganisms versus the bad, pathogenic microbes that can harm us and cause disease ...
As mankind ventures out into the stars... it quickly becomes apparent how ill-suited our bodies are to such extreme enviroments.
Prolonged stays in zero gravity cause astronauts’ muscles to atrophy and their bones to deteriorate. The "moon-face" ...
Probiotic supplements have become extremely popular in recent years—and for good reason. Probiotics are microorganisms that confer health benefits on their host. They can improve digestive health, immune health, and have numerous other health benefits.
But if you just started taking probiotics you may be...
Acacia is a gum that comes from the acacia tree, a type of tree found in the tropics and subtropics. Acacia, also known as gum arabic, comes from the dried sap of the tree. Gum arabic has been used in traditional medicine and is used in nutraceuticals for a variety of purposes.
Turmeric is the spice that makes curry have its distinct yellow color. But turmeric is far more than just a cooking spice.
Turmeric also has medicinal properties and people from all over the world are becoming aware of its health benefits. It just may be the most effective health supplement that you can get over the counter
One surprising thing that few people know about probiotics is that they may benefit other parts of your body as well as your GI(Gastrointestional) tract.
One of these you may not have even thought of, its very little thought of but very important part of our overall health and well being...
After a cold winter, we’ve finally made it into what is turning out to be a beautiful Spring. And with Spring comes a warmer sun, a greener Earth, and many other wonderful things. But, as much as everyone loves the vibrant colors of flowers returning to life there is one thing many of us dread: Allergies.
A surprising newcomer has been gaining popularity among anti-flammatory, anti-oxidant, and all-natural health supplements. But as new as it is to Western medicine, this traditional spice, Turmeric, has actually been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.