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Probiotics

The Invisible World Responsible for More Than We Think

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Chantelle Zakariasen

No doubt most of us have heard about probiotic supplements being useful for treating poor digestion, but that's only the beginning.

Lynne Peeples

Can We Wean Our Future Food Off Antibiotics?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green

Poultry probiotics may help wean chickens off regular doses of antibiotics. (Getty) Each year, at least 23,000 Americans die from drug-resistant in...

Eating These Foods May Actually Make You Feel Happier

OWN | Posted 06.30.2015 | OWN

When a bad mood strikes, it's tempting to lean into the emotions and just ride it out. But there are ways to take a more proactive approach -- even wi...

Gut Imbalance: The Modern Plague and Hidden Epidemic

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Gut bugs. Why are they the buzz of the media and a hot topic of scientific research? The average human being has about 100 trillion gut microbes ...

Friends With Benefits -- Getting to Know Your Gut Microbiome

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When we're hungry, we often hear famili...

Carolyn Gregoire

Sauerkraut Might Be The Secret To Curing Social Anxiety

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.10.2015 | Science

Can you eat your way to an anxiety-free existence? It might sound outlandish, but the idea that your diet can have a huge effect on your emotions ...

Nurture Your Gut Bacteria -- Improve Your Mood and Health

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Like so many, I was led to believe that bacteria were basically to be considered agents of disease. But current science is revealing another side of the story. As it turns out, the bacteria living within your intestines are not just keeping you healthy, they are keeping you alive!

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD I’m a happiness research junkie. I love reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment....

Probiotics May One Day Be Used To Treat Depression

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

What you eat can have a major impact on how you feel emotionally. A diet rich in probiotics -- which support the growth of "healthy" bacteria in t...

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So, What the Heck is a Probiotic?

Anne Mauney, MPH, RD | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Mauney, MPH, RD

As a Registered Dietitian, I keep a pretty close watch on nutrition and supplement trends. A recent hot topic – and something you’ve likely seen p...

3 Things You Must Know About Probiotics

Posted 01.14.2015 | OWN

These good-for-you bugs can be found in everything from your yogurt to your multivitamin, but are you getting the right ones? By Cheryl Platz...

The Vagina Bio-Hack That Wasn't: How Two 'Startup Bros' Twisted the 'Sweet Peach' Mission

Jessica Cussins | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

There's nothing inspiring or empowering about two male CEOs taking credit for a young woman's work while twisting the entire purpose from being about reproductive health to being little more than a joke. But a 20-year-old ultrafeminist scientist who's about to launch her own company? That will be something to watch.

4 Summer Foods That Can Help Trim Your Waist

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

I've learned that there are certain foods that produce and nourish "friendly" bacteria and others that help eliminate the unfriendly bacteria that might be making it difficult for you to lose weight.

Don't Fall For These 5 Probiotics Myths

Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 07/07/2014 10:42 AM EDT on LiveScience Probiotics can be a confusing concept for consumers to...

8 Things You Should Know Before Taking Probiotics

Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 07/06/2014 02:21 AM EDT on LiveScience These days, you'll find probiotics in more places than...

Chef Pink's Bacon and Brine Is Mighty Fine: One of The Best Tastes in Solvang, Calif.

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.27.2014 | Taste
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Solvang, Calif., Bacon and Brine Chef Pink and Cou...

7 Ways Your Health Is Like a River (And Why We Should Take Care of Both)

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

As a registered dietitian who helps teach people to keep their bodies healthy, I couldn't help but see a striking resemblance between the delicate dance of human health and that of a river. It is a perspective that I think may help others be more mindful of how we treat our bodies, as well as our precious rivers.

What Are Probiotics, Really?

Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 06/13/2014 11:16 AM EDT on LiveScience The term "probiotic" is misused so often that a group of expe...

Probiotics: Separating the Hype From the Healthy

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Of course we have been managing just fine with the probiotics from natural foods, but our propensity for processed foods and the widespread use of anti-bacterial soaps and hand sanitizes are causing a dearth in the amount of probiotics we have access to.

An Everyday Snack That Keeps Skin Youthful

OWN | Posted 04.18.2014 | OWN

Could a snack a day keep the dermatologist away? Board certified dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe says that by eating certain foods, you can reduce the ...

Probiotics Don't Soothe Fussy Babies After All

Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 04/02/2014 06:26 PM EDT on LiveScience Probiotics do not reduce the rate of colic in babies, a condit...

Functional Foods: A Fix to Highlight after National Nutrition Month

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.

Want Optimal Health? Time for a Gut Check

Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D.

Good digestive health is a cornerstone for optimal health and by initiating these steps, not only will you discover invaluable information about your body, you will strike at the very reason why your gut issues cropped up in the first place.