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Probiotic yeast induces apoptosis in colon cancer cells

Researchers from the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran suggest that Pichia kudriavzevii AS-12 has potential anti-cancer activity. They published their results in the journal Nutrition Research. The researchers worked under the paradigm that gut microbiota plays an important role in the development of cancer. In the study, they proffered that metabolites from P. kudriavzevii secretions contain anticancer activity on human colorectal […]


Another study connects probiotics and gut health to maintaining a healthy weight

Yogurt is a food that contains probiotics, which can aid digestive health. Aside from being rich in nutrients and having a high protein content, a study has recently revealed that yogurt drinks can also help you lose weight. According to a new study headed by Norwegian researchers, taking probiotic supplements might help you shed inches from […]


Probiotic Foods for Gut Health

What are probiotics and why do you need them? Probiotics are the good bacteria that promote a strong immune system and digestive health. These microorganisms lend these benefits because they help to create a balance between the good and bad bacteria that live in the gut. They are vital for digestive health as they assist […]


Probiotics found to offset the detrimental effects of stress on the immune system

Given stress is bad for health while probiotics are good for the gut, Argentinean researchers decide to determine whether or not the latter can offset the former. Their experiment on stressed mice revealed that probiotic supplements could boost the immune system of the gut against infection. Stress conditions disrupt the natural balance of the body. These physiological changes extend their […]


Antibiotics found to leave bacterial toxins in your gut, which explains why you need probiotics after antibiotics

If you’ve ever taken a course of antibiotics, you might have been told that it’s a good idea to take probiotics at the same time or immediately afterward. We’ve long known that this is a wise move, but now scientists have gained further insight into precisely why it can make such a big difference in […]


Try These Probiotics To Boost Your Mood And Relieve Stress

By Adonia Dennis Looking For A Mood Boost And Stress Reliever? Opt For These Probiotics Probiotics are a particular series of supplements that have been gaining quite a lot of interest and popularity amongst the general population in the recent years. These supplements provide living microorganisms that offer a lot of benefits for the human body. […]

Could “Advanced Probiotics” Soon Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

Could “Advanced Probiotics” Soon Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

Researchers say they’ve uncovered a link between gut bacteria and the onset of Parkinson’s disease. The findings suggest a new way of treating one of the world’s most debilitating diseases. Parkinson’s causes a variety of physical changes, especially in the digestive system. Patients often complain of constipation or bloating, trouble swallowing, and indigestion. These symptoms often begin years […]

After taking antibiotics, this is what you need to do to restore healthy intestinal flora

After taking antibiotics, this is what you need to do to restore healthy intestinal flora

Antibiotics kill bacteria. The problem is, our bodies are filled with bacteria, and those microbes are essential to our health. Our gut is home to 300-1000 different species of bacteria that help us digest our food, create and synthesize vitamins, repel invading pathogens, create neurotransmitters, and more. Antibiotics are indiscriminate killers. They do not just […]

How Being Too Clean Can Lead to Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Celiac Disease and More

How Being Too Clean Can Lead to Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Celiac Disease and More

“Lisa’s Crohn’s disease improved with whipworm. Hookworm sent Dan’s multiple sclerosis into remission, and likewise Josh’s psoriasis. A bad case of chiggers calmed Lawrence’s autistic outbursts, and whipworm infusions have improved him further still,” writes Abigail Zuger M.D. in the New York Times article, A Messy, Exuberant Case Against Being Too Clean. No, this isn’t […]

Conventional 'yogurt' is fake and unhealthy; choose organic instead!

Conventional ‘yogurt’ is fake and unhealthy; choose organic instead!

( yogurt, made from organic milk and rich in calcium, protein, beneficial fats, nutrients and probiotics, is one of nature’s notable tasty health foods. Conventional yogurt on the other hand, produced with CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) cow milk, high doses of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, sweeteners and preservatives, and carrageenan, is […]