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Probiotics

4 Summer Foods That Can Help Trim Your Waist

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 07.29.2014 | 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.

Could This Be The Answer To Preventing Colic?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 01/13/2014 04:20 PM EST on LiveScience Providing probiotics, or "good bacteria," to healthy inf...

Intestinal Flora and Mental health

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

Scientific research, and the wisdom of the ages, suggest that improving the health of your intestinal flora will bring improvements in your overall health and well-being.

7 Tips For Buying The Healthiest Yogurt

Posted 12.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Donna Fennessy Yogurt has earned itself a reputation as a true health-food superstar. But know this: "Yogurt can turn into junk food really qu...

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

Can Kombucha Couture Save The World?

India Mandelkern | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
India Mandelkern

A probiotic snack with no calories? What's not to love?

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...

7 (Non-Yogurt) Snacks That Improve Digestion

Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Nothing against Jamie Lee Curtis, but sometimes we're not in the mood for yogurt -- or we don't have a spoon. These alternative foo...

Social(organ)ism

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Socialism is a dirty word, perhaps deservedly so. But the real trouble resides with our persistent use, and misuse, of a word we made dirty. Vocabulary so encumbered is like bathwater we refuse to drain; it takes on an opacity that quite obscures the baby

WATCH: The Truth About Fiber And Probiotics

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Scientists are still largely uncertain about what benefits our bodies truly take from multivitamins, and there's often even more confusion among consu...

Prebiotics and Probiotics: The Importance of Gut Health

Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D

All signs point to a growing public interest in the possible benefits of prebiotics and probiotics in digestive health and beyond. However, science has to lead the way to ensure sound evidence is the basis for introduction of interventions for public health and new products in the marketplace.

Unity, Balance, and Power

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The notion that parasites are ravaging populations -- and clearly, they are -- is hard to reconcile with the already-impressive and fast-accumulating evidence that the aftermath of eradicating parasites is ravaging other populations.

A New Beef With Meat and Eggs? My Gut Reactions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For now, my gut reaction to the news about TMAO is that context matters. It's not really just about meat or eggs in the diet, but about the overall dietary pattern, the kinds of meat, the feed and treatment of the egg-laying hens, and our exposures to chemicals and antibiotics.

Talking Probiotics and Women in Business With Lifeway's Julie Smolyansky

Mark Bazer | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Bazer

Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky took time out of her crazy schedule to be on the very first Interview Show at The Hideout, in Chicago, five years ago. Loved having her on again back in March and talking probiotics, women in business and how to pronounce "kefir."

Recent Studies Show Benefits of K12 Probiotic

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Probiotics have made their mark on digestive health. With bad breath often being a symptom of larger bodily issues, it makes sense to include a variety of these healthful bacteria into any diet.