- August 31st, 2013
If you or someone you love is plagued by chronic digestive distress, you know what it’s like to be held captive by your gut. You may feel increasingly frustrated and don’t know what to do next. You’ve probably seen several competent physicians who have given their best efforts to thoroughly diagnose and treat your condition.New insights into the connection between your gut and your mindBy Gregory A. Plotnikoff, MD, and Mark B. Weisberg, PhD
- June 30th, 2013
Stress lowers levels of an immune system component called an inflammasome that is necessary to maintain normal gut microbiota. Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that probiotics reversed the effect in animal models.
- April 30th, 2013
Let’s take a quick pop quiz: What do obesity, diabetes, depression, heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dermatitis, diarrhea, allergic rhinitis, the common cold, acne, chronic fatigue syndrome, and food allergies have in common?
The battle for your stomachThe bacterial truth at the center of our quest for wellnessBy Adam Swenson
- March 31st, 2013
I have always been interested in nutrition, but when my son Dylan was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, it became my top priority as I began the uncompromising search to unlock the mystery of this label. With a nursing and research background of 28 years, plus my inner guidance, nutrition was a natural choice.New ways of choosing nutrition to unlock your inner power and vitalityBy Susan Frailey, RN, CGRN
- January 1st, 2013
The immune system is responsible for deciphering safe from unsafe pathogens and regulating inflammation in our bodies. It is the body’s protection against bacteria, viruses, cancer, and other illnesses. A complicated and intricate system, we are just beginning to understand the influence our lifestyle has on it.By Jennifer Collins, MD
- August 31st, 2012
Your pet needs to take care of their digestive system like the rest of us. That’s why NaturVet created Digestive Enzymes Tablets. Not only are these chewable and easy to digest, but it also contains probiotics—the friendly bacteria that support a healthy tract and intestinal balance. Trying to wean your pet or transition them to food?
- June 30th, 2012
Our bodies are full of bacteria. Before you shudder and reach for the hand sanitizer, you need to know that much of this bacteria is beneficial. We have over 1,000 strains of bacteria on our skin alone, and even more in our gastrointestinal system, called the gut flora.The basics of probioticsBy Shekhar Challa, MD
- April 30th, 2012
The body is an amazing thing; every system, organ, muscle, bone, and cell functions to sustain life. No one system is more valuable than the other; all need to function at ideal capacity for overall optimum health. If one system is compromised, others may begin to falter; it’s a chain reaction within your body. One of these vital components of the human body is the gut.The body's regulatorBy Brooke Holmgren
- April 30th, 2012
It turns out the calcium we consume through milk and supplements is not always absorbed or used to build bone. In fact, without a healthy probiotic population in the gut and the presence of other bone-building cofactors like vitamins D and K2, magnesium, zinc, and essential fatty acids, calcium can pass right through undigested.
- April 1st, 2011
WHAT IS IT? Probiotics support our body’s health through the digestive tract by restoring the healthy bacteria that are naturally present. Probiotic supplements, or foods that contain probiotics, are crucial to absorbing nutrients from our food and eliminating toxins.
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