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Probiotic

Bacteria's Little Secret

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer We have been colonized, but it's a good thing. Over the course of e...

The Yogurt War

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

How does the food industry resemble life itself?

Gut Bacteria and Childhood Eczema

Leonard Smith | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

Gut balance during infancy is dependent on factors such as mode of delivery, diet, and administration of probiotics or antibiotics. This early gut microbial development primes immune function that can have life-long effects on health.

The Benefits of Probiotics

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Many patients think that probiotics are only good for gastrointestinal issues, but they have other benefits as well. Sure, it can be a great friend to our gut function, but it also can help those with frequent infection issues.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

Got Probiotics? 6 Ways Live Active Bacteria Boost Your Health

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living

For most people, the mention of probiotics conjures up images of yogurt. But don’t dismiss the microbes as a marketing gimmick or food fad. The late...

Can Pickles, Sauerkraut and Fermented Foods Make You Healthier?

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 04.02.2012 | Health and Fitness
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Fortunately for people like my husband, kimchi isn't the only fermented vegetable. Pickles, sauerkraut, and other fermented foods also introduce probiotics to your gut to help balance microflora.

Probiotics May Have Some Benefits For Kids

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — A leading medical group says there's some evidence that probiotics, or "good" bacteria, may have limited benefits for certain illnesse...