How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group   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 delicious probiotic-rich options to add … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Dairy-Free Probiotic

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Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

Source: Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance? by Dr. Edward Group  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, … Continue reading Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

How to Choose the Best Probiotic

Source: How to Choose the Best Probiotic by Dr. Edward Group   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 … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Probiotic

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor diet, dehydration, and a lack … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

The Top 6 Dietary Supplements

Source: The Top 6 Dietary Supplements by Dr. Edward Group   For thousands of years, herbal medicine was the predominant form of health care on the planet. For many people, it still is. In our switch to modern medicine, much of that ancient wisdom was sadly lost, rejected as the superstition of primitive people. Recent research is proving, … Continue reading The Top 6 Dietary Supplements

What Are Prebiotics?

Source: What Are Prebiotics? by Dr. Edward Group   Probiotics have long been hailed as the ultimate support for the immune and digestive systems, and there is no doubt of their ability to promote and maintain a healthy gut. However, despite their fame, a little-known truth is that probiotics would be of little effect without their less-celebrated partner: prebiotics, or … Continue reading What Are Prebiotics?

Study: Taking Probiotics During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity & Assist Weight Loss After Birth

Source: Study: Taking Probiotics During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity & Assist Weight Loss After Birth by Dr. Edward Group  Weight loss is something many women struggle with after pregnancy. And the unfortunate truth is, a good number of them were already carrying around an unhealthy amount of excess body fat even before they were pregnant. Better understanding … Continue reading Study: Taking Probiotics During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity & Assist Weight Loss After Birth

Bifidobacterium bifidum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Bifidobacterium bifidum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain by Dr. Edward Group There’s a lot of confusion out there about what makes a good probiotic, so let’s take a closer look at one of the most important around: Bifidobacterium bifidum. This bacterial strain is one of the most popular, commonly added to commercial yogurts and probiotic supplements. Its effectiveness … Continue reading Bifidobacterium bifidum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Bifidobacterium longum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Bifidobacterium longum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain by Dr. Edward Group Ten years ago, the thought that microorganisms in your body could lead to a mind-blowing list of benefits might have sounded farfetched. Our greater understanding of probiotics has paved the way for a wider use of good bacteria in modern health approaches. With so many strains of probiotics, … Continue reading Bifidobacterium longum: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Bifidobacterium breve: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Foot Detox: Know the Facts, Top Benefits, and Recipes by Dr. Edward Group  The benefits of probiotics are numerous, but did you know different bacterial strains provide different benefits? While all of them are helpful for digestion, not all probiotics are equal. This fact has led to a lot of confusion. Let’s clear up a few questions … Continue reading Bifidobacterium breve: A Healthy Probiotic Strain