Author Archive: Brooke

After spending half my adult life reading and researching about probiotics and how it effects your gut and overall health, I thought It was about time to try and help others that have had gut issues like mine. I'm a doctor, just a long time researcher that has learned a lot thru my journey, and I'm here to try and help you!

Probiotics vs Antibiotics

Should You Take Probiotics While On Antibiotics? Antibiotics Antibiotics have been around for years, and are beneficial for us in many ways. Even though correct usage of antibiotics reduces complications and mortality rates due to infections, over use and abuse…
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LB17 All-In-One Live Probiotic

LB17 All-In-One Live Probiotic Concentrated Multi Strain Probiotic with 17 strains. Why walk out of the health shop with a bag full of probiotics when you can get it all in one handy, easy to swallow capsule? As the name…
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New Chapter Organics

New Chapter Organics Probiotic New Chapter believes in taking a natural and organic approach to the development of their products, especially with probiotic supplements. In capturing the true essence of these foods – such as yogurt, kefir, miso, wine and…
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Kefir Information

In 1908, the Nobel-prize winning Biologist, Elie Metchnikoff, was the first to say that our digestive system might be aided by lactobacilli, which is a friendly bacteria – probiotics.  He mentioned the people of the Caucasus Mountains could attribute their…
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Using Probiotics to Treat Candida

Recent studies show that probiotics may help to treat candida albicans. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, probiotics are live microorganisms that can provide several health benefits when taken…
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Probiotics and Eczema

Eczema is a persistent skin condition that’s very difficult to treat. However, new research indicates that probiotics may be able to relieve eczema. Probiotics are friendly or healthy living microorganisms (mainly bacteria) that occur naturally in your body. But, most…
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Probiotics, Strengthening the Immune System against Infections

In the early 1900s the Russian immunologist Elie Metchnikoff theorized that taking yogurt with lactic-acid producing microorganisms throughout life could be the primary factor explaining the difference in life expectancy among various ethnic groups. In a study published in the…
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Prebiotics were first identified and named by Marcel Roberfroid in 1995; he defined prebiotics as follows: “A prebiotic is a selectively fermented ingredient that allows specific changes, both in the composition and/or activity in the gastrointestinal micro-flora that confers benefits…
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Some Probiotic Foods

Beneficial bacteria have been an important part of the human diet for thousands of years. Beer, wine, cheese, bread, kefir, and sauerkraut are the result of bacterial fermentation, or culturing, a transformation of raw plant substances into nutritious, flavorful food….
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