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 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

5 Simple Steps to Cure IBS Without Drugs

IMAGINE HAVING A CONDITION with symptoms so severe that you can’t leave the house, yet your doctor calls it a “functional,” or “psychosomatic,” disease — meaning that it’s all in your head. But it’s a very real problem for the 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — who have irritable bowel syndrome … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Cure IBS Without Drugs

The Role of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Source: The Role of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome by Dr. Edward Group Many people don’t realize a healthy gut does far more than handle digestion. Research into the gut microbiome is revealing startling results, showing its effects on the immune system, obesity, allergies, and mood. Nutrition plays a firm role in gut flora quality and quantity. In … Continue reading The Role of Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Learn Whether Probiotics Are Safe for Pregnant Women

Source: Learn Whether Probiotics Are Safe for Pregnant Women by Dr. Edward Group Probiotics offer benefits to women of all ages, including pregnant women. While probiotics are generally considered safe (a study of 341 pregnant women found that probiotics are safe and support overall health) it’s best to consult with your doctor before changing your diet … Continue reading Learn Whether Probiotics Are Safe for Pregnant Women

Gut Flora: 7 Ways Probiotics Affect Your Health

Source: Gut Flora: 7 Ways Probiotics Affect Your Health by Dr. Edward Group Your gut is where digestion begins, it’s connected to your brain, and it’s at least 70% of your immune system. The bottom line — you can’t be healthy if your gut isn’t healthy. A diet free of refined sugar and artificial ingredients are … Continue reading Gut Flora: 7 Ways Probiotics Affect Your Health

4 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Probiotics

Source: 4 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Probiotics by Dr. Edward Group There’s not much gray area when it comes to probiotics and our health and more and more studies suggest positive effects from taking probiotics. A boost in immune function is a prime example. [1] While many have speculated antibiotics–by decreasing bacteria–are responsible for … Continue reading 4 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Probiotics

Study: Probiotics May Help Protect Infants From Respiratory Illness

Source: Study: Probiotics May Help Protect Infants From Respiratory Illness by Dr. Edward Group Findings presented by Finnish researchers at the University of Turku further supports the potential benefits of probiotics during the first months of life, particularly with regard to respiratory health. The scientists claim a near 30 percent reduction in respiratory illness among infants … Continue reading Study: Probiotics May Help Protect Infants From Respiratory Illness

Study: Blueberries & Probiotics Help Counteract Intestinal Diseases

Source: Study: Blueberries & Probiotics Help Counteract Intestinal Diseases by Dr. Edward Group A clinical study, conducted at Lund University in Sweden, shows that eating blueberries can ease and protect against intestinal irritation [1]. They also found that these beneficial effects on the body are increased by the consumption of probiotic bacteria along with the berries. … Continue reading Study: Blueberries & Probiotics Help Counteract Intestinal Diseases

Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Source: Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Dr. Edward Group   Research published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology shows that certain strains of probiotic bacteria may be the most effective way to alleviate the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) [1]. These findings leaves experts optimistic that safe, effective treatment options for IBD … Continue reading Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease