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Probiotics

You Asked: What are the benefits of probiotics?

December 8, 2015

“Promoting life.” This is a slogan everyone can get behind. But, did you know it’s actually the definition for “probiotic?” In fact, taking a probiotic supplement or eating a serving of yogurt a day may have the potential to keep certain ailments at bay.

Supporting digestion: 4 ways to help gut bacteria thrive

July 1, 2014

There are trillions of microbes living in our digestive system, producing compounds that support our overall health. These natural compounds in our GI tract help prevent chronic inflammation and obesity, keeping potentially fatal bacterial spores from germinating within our body and much more.

Researchers probe healthy gut bacteria for new medical treatments

May 23, 2014

A Texas A&M Health Science Center researcher calls it the "12th Man of human health" - healthy gut bacteria could solve infectious diseases, cancer and more.