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Trends Spotted At The Winter Fancy Food Show

Thei Zervaki | Posted 02.07.2017 | Taste
Thei Zervaki

This year's Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco was different. Instead of the craziness of fads that come and go, the show proved that the desires and choices of the American consumer have been consolidated and some trends might be here to stay.

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

Richard E. Cytowic | Posted 01.26.2017 | Science
Richard E. Cytowic

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again o...

What The Latest Research Really Means For Crohn’s Disease

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

A recent study came out this month identifying specific fungus and bacteria that were linked to cases of Crohn’s disease. While E coli had previousl...

Want To Reduce Your Blood Sugar Levels? Try Probiotics | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living

NEW ORLEANS — The microbes that live in your gut may play a surprising role in your blood sugar levels, a small new study from Canada finds. The stu...

How 'Psychobiotics' Use Gut Bacteria To Treat Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.10.2016 | Healthy Living

Researchers have long known that the bacteria living in your gut can “talk” to your brain. Gut microbes, which collectively make up what’s calle...

Speak Out Against False Formula Advertising: An Open Letter to the FDA

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.28.2016 | Impact
Jennifer Grayson

The Food and Drug Administration is considering tougher oversight of infant formula labeling and advertising to ensure that the often misleading "stru...

5 Reasons You Absolutely Must Add Probiotics To Your Diet

Jack Choros | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Choros

Probiotic supplements can also be used in conjunction with medications prescribed for yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis, as they can help balance out the bacteria and prevent any side effects of the prescribed antibiotics.

Leaky Gut: Signs, Symptoms And Healing

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

Leaky gut. It's a term that has earned much debate in the medical community over the last decade. Does it really exist? Did someone just make it up? L...

Strategies for Allergic Cat Lovers

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you're a cat lover who is allergic to cats, or someone else in your family is, the good news is that many people are able to build up a tolerance t...

2016 Coolest Innovations To Help You Train For An Ironman -- Sneak Preview

Craig Zamary | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Craig Zamary

Here's a sneak preview of some of the top innovations that were tested while training for an Ironman. These products are some of the coolest new food ...

Feline Pancreatitis

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Feline pancreatitis is inflammation of a cat's pancreas that can disrupt its normal functions and cause other symptoms as well. An inflamed pancreas i...

Are Probiotics Good for Baby?

Well Rounded NY | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Well Rounded NY

By Anita Mirchandani While shopping for baby's meals and snacks, you've probably noticed that probiotics have infiltrated baby's food aisle. Thought ...

Vegans Have Healthier Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

Amanda Brocket | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Recently, more and more research is showing that having a healthy gut bacteria is key to overall health. A well-balanced microbiome can help with dige...

What ancient African fermentation techniques reveal about probiotics

The Conversation Africa | Posted 06.30.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Paul Mokoena, University of KwaZulu-Natal Humans may not know it, but we are full of lactic acid bacteria. It may sound scary, but these bacteria mak...

How Probiotics in Yogurt Protect Your Brain

Shawn Clark | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawn Clark

Individuals who consume more yogurts are known to be better at managing stress while patients with a history of brain injuries can benefit from this healthy habit as well. In summary, the extensive benefits that can be potentially derived from eating yogurts firmly establish its position as one of the healthiest foods available.

Do Probiotic Products Live Up to Their Promises? | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living

A daily dose of good bacteria can boost your health, but not all foods containing probiotics are created equal. Find out which are the best to add to your diet.

The Hidden Health Factor Everyone Is Talking About | Posted 04.20.2017 | Healthy Living

Read on for a more detailed look at how your diet can influence your health from the inside out, including the foods that should regularly find their ways to your belly.

Should You Be Eating More Fermented Foods? | Posted 04.20.2017 | Healthy Living

From kimchee in Korea to kvass in Russia to dosas in South India, fermented foods are enjoyed almost daily in traditional societies, and now health professionals and enthusiasts are taking interest in the unique health benefits these foods offer.

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Next Major Class Of Medicines

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2016 | Science

The human gut microbiome -- which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our intestines -- has been called one of the next big ...

1 Percent Human, 99 Percent Bacteria

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

What we truly need is the proper combination of good and bad bacteria in our immune systems, aka a balanced ecosystem. If we keep our ecosystems balanced, we can stay healthy, significantly reduce our risk for disease, and keep the war at peace.

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2015 | Science

The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly s...

The Natural Way To Cure Stomach Problems | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.27.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Your belly is full of bacteria. That’s not an insult. That’s a fact. Helpful bacteria live in our guts, warding off disease and ke...

How to Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The immune system is your body's first line of defense against illness. It sends out cells to destroy invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for some people, this system turns on them, attacking healthy tissues and organs.

The Invisible World Responsible for More Than We Think

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 07.22.2016 | 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? | 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...