The wider impacts of gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics are needed every day for optimal health, even to help lower food sensitivity reactions and related allergies. Our intestinal flora cannot be optimal without constant replenishment since we cannot avoid ingesting pesticides and insecticides or GMO foods that elaborate pesticides. This research review will indicate that even allergies are influenced by gut … Continue reading The wider impacts of gut health

SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Source: SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you frequently experience gas, bloating, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea or constipation, you might brush off your symptoms or blame it on something you ate. But if those symptoms linger, you might consider whether you have … Continue reading SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Children born to mothers exposed to microbes during pregnancy may be less likely to develop allergies, German researchers say. They found that pregnant mice exposed to inhaled barnyard microbes gave birth to allergy-resistant offspring. The microbe exposure triggered a mild inflammatory response in the mothers. This response was characterized by increased expression of microbe-sensing Toll-like … Continue reading Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Thanks to advances in the understanding of the human body and bacteria, the incredible list of benefits that probiotics offer has been brought to light! Knowing if probiotics are right for you specifically might be a challenge, but knowing a little bit more … Continue reading Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Probiotics are microorganisms that support a healthy gut flora. Available in foods or supplements, probiotics can boost the immune system, support digestive health, and relieve gas, bloating, and abdominal discomfort. If you follow a vegan, vegetarian, or dairy-free diet, there are plenty of … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies

Source: The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Over the past few years, a renewed interest in natural parenting has spread like wildfire. Books, magazines, and websites have all been outlets for increasing awareness of natural childbirth, nutrition, and holistic parenting techniques. With all of this … Continue reading The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies

What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Source: What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Your poop is an important indicator of how your body is running and your current health status. While using the appearance of your poop to gauge your wellness may seem strange to some, it is a medically … Continue reading What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is one of the most common food allergies; symptoms range from mild discomfort to extreme intestinal pain. Complete avoidance of dairy is perhaps the easiest way to avoid these problems, especially for young children. However, it might not be the only option. According to a recent study, infants with lactose intolerance, when given a specific … Continue reading Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

Source: What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A healthy colon is the center of a healthy, happy life. The colon is a workhorse for your digestive system and helps absorb the nutrients your body needs. Unfortunately, with all the good your colon does, it also gets hit with … Continue reading What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

How to Choose the Best Probiotic

It’s no secret that probiotics support a number of health benefits. They support digestion, boost the immune system, and offer a host of other positive offerings. In fact, a good probiotic is one of my must-have items. But, what makes a probiotic supplement a good one? Here we’ll cover some of the things you should watch … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Probiotic