Short-term probiotics therapy found to reverse signs of gout, metabolic syndrome and kidney disease

A recent study has found that personalized, short-term probiotics therapy is effective for the treatment of gout, gout-related kidney disease and other symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Researchers provided participants with a personalized probiotic cocktail based on their symptoms. They found that it lowered uric acid levels and restored kidney health. It also led to weight loss and improved blood … Continue reading Short-term probiotics therapy found to reverse signs of gout, metabolic syndrome and kidney disease

Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics!

Source: Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics! by Dr. Edward Group By now, most people know that probiotic supplements give your gut a boost of good bacteria and provide many health benefits. But experts have identified an exciting new ingredient that can take gut health to the next level — bacteriophages. Pioneering companies like Global Healing are using … Continue reading Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics!

Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

Source: Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference? by Dr. Edward Group The popularity of probiotics is soaring, and for good reason: the tiny microorganisms living in your gut have a huge impact on your health.[1] But did you know that there are two different kinds of probiotic supplements? They are called resident and transient strains. If … Continue reading Transient vs. Resident Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

The gut’s role in food allergies: Scientists identify changes in gut microbiota that may prevent or even reverse food allergies

The effects of food allergies can range from simply being annoying or inconvenient, preventing you from eating your favorite food, to life-threatening, like difficulty breathing. While medical means of combating food allergies do exist, a recent study has found a more natural, and potentially more effective, method of fighting food allergies – adjusting gut bacteria. A … Continue reading The gut’s role in food allergies: Scientists identify changes in gut microbiota that may prevent or even reverse food allergies

Understanding the “gut-brain axis” – Can people with anxiety benefit from probiotic foods and supplements?

Anxiety is linked to various mental and physical disorders, especially those caused by stress. Many natural therapies offer relief, but a recent study suggests that maintaining a healthy gut microbiota as a novel treatment for anxiety. In a review, a team of scientists from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China examined the relationship between the gut and anxiety … Continue reading Understanding the “gut-brain axis” – Can people with anxiety benefit from probiotic foods and supplements?

Understanding the gut-brain axis: Can a probiotic help reduce stress levels?

Scientists have long believed that bidirectional communication exists between the gut and the brain. In fact, evidence suggesting that the gut microbiota — the diverse community of microbes living in the human gut — interacts with the central nervous system (CNS) and influences brain function has increased over the years. Recent studies even propose that this happens via several … Continue reading Understanding the gut-brain axis: Can a probiotic help reduce stress levels?

Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Source: Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart by Dr. Edward Group The best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, or so the old adage goes. Believe it or not, there's more truth behind it than you may think. While the saying elicits images of cooking dinner for your sweetheart, it … Continue reading Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Overall health starts in your gut, and gut health starts with probiotics and fiber, according to Chinese study

Numerous studies have shown that having a healthy, balanced diet is something that most people should strive for. After all, a good diet is the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle that will help prevent most diseases and conditions. Now there’s a new study from China that shows how the effects of a good diet on … Continue reading Overall health starts in your gut, and gut health starts with probiotics and fiber, according to Chinese study

The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women

Source: The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women by Dr. Edward Group Appreciation for the role probiotic bacteria play in promoting good health has reached the mainstream, and more people than ever before are taking notice. Whether they’re reaching for yogurt or kombucha or taking a probiotic supplement, it’s common knowledge that probiotics offer huge health benefits. Not … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women

Probiotics for Mental Health

The Benefits of Probiotics Are Well-Documented — But Can They Improve Mental Health? Probiotics for Mental Health: where we stand today. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on … Continue reading Probiotics for Mental Health