Fermented food is your body’s friend. Although fermented food is just now getting the credit it deserves, it has been around for centuries. In order to truly appreciate this super food, though, it is important to return to the basics, discovering how food becomes fermented, where you’ll find fermented food, and how your body can benefit from the consumption of it.
Are you feeling bloated, heavy, exhausted, craving sweets, or indigestion? Have you gained weight that you can’t seem to lose? According to some estimates at least 15 million women suffer from harmful intestinal infections that are linked to these symptoms.
Bacillus subtilis is one of the live species in the SCD Essential Probiotics® formula. Using consortia technology, we have created a comprehensive supplement that includes not one, but eleven live probiotic species. Because of Bacillus subtilis’ growing popularity, we’re eager to get you acquainted with some of the probiotics that comprise our powerful supplement.
If you’ve been following my blogs “Debunking the Myths about Probiotics” and “The Good, The Bad, and The Undecided” you’ve probably realized that maintaining a healthy microbial balance in your gut is essential to great health. But how do you choose a high quality probiotic supplement with the right strains of beneficial microbes? To help you decide, let me share some of the ABCs of probiotics, introduce you to the families of microbes, and introduce you to some of the best strains for health.
Don’t be howling from indigestion this Halloween! There are plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween, while promoting healthier digestion. The great news? These tips are easy to implement and designed to keep you feeling good in the days prior to Halloween and those that follow it.
Perhaps you’ve heard that there are good and bad microbes in your intestines. That’s true. You may have also heard that the good microbes, known as “probiotics” battle the harmful ones to help keep their numbers under control and keep you healthy. If so, you’ve heard right. But, there’s more to the story. While we depend on probiotics to keep the microbial balance in our gut, according to research by gastroenterologist, Dr. Hiromi Shinya, we now know that about 50% of the microbes in our gut are undecided whether they will be harmful or beneficial.
Easy ways to include probiotics in your life So you’ve read the articles and you know that you need to up your intake of probiotics – but how? Our bodies don’t naturally create probiotics so we have to ingest them to get them into our system. There are two main ways to start getting the sufficient amount of probiotics, and they’re pretty easy to maintain. 1. Diet Probiotics are found […]
What is the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? Sometimes one letter can make a big difference. Probiotics and prebiotics may look and sound very alike but there are some key differences that you should be aware of because knowing what each of them do and how they work together will only help you when adding them to your diet. Probiotics Probiotics are considered “living “ friendly bacteria. They are found […]
It seems as though probiotics are mentioned everywhere these days. They are cited in almost every health publication or journal I read; they appear in countless television commercials, and have even been called the “health food of the year” and “supplement of the year” by leading health experts. Even if you are not involved in the health field like I am or have had little interest in health until now, […]