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Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

Source: Lactobacillus acidophilus: A Healthy Probiotic Strain

by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM 

Thanks to advances in the understanding of the human body and bacteria, the incredible list of benefits that probiotics offer has been brought to light!  416 more words

Biological Medicine

Healthy Gut, Healthy Human. Good Health Is Our Birth Right!

Our bodies have complete power to keep themselves healthy, to repair any damage and heal themselves.

Unfortunately, many of us pollute our bodies with processed foods and chemicals and we use and abuse our bodies with our modern self-indulgent life styles. 145 more words

Inflammation

Always on That Detox

“I can’t, I’m on a detox”

This famous line is what friends already know to ignore whenever I come over and they offer me sweets. They then proceed to say “ya, ya, sure” and then place the sweets in front of me because they know that in a minute or two I’ll postpone the detox to tomorrow. 119 more words

DigitalMedia

善玉菌から整えていく腸内環境派

僕は昔から腸が弱い。書店やコンビニなど外と気温差がある場所に入るとすぐトイレに行きたくなるし、水泳が苦手だった子供のころはプールのことを考えるだけでお腹が痛くなった。日本のようにトイレを借りられる場所が外に少ないイギリスでは、食事のあとしっかりトイレに入らずに外出することにはいつも多少の不安がともなう。

What is methane, its role in bowel movements and bloating, and how is it produced?

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Elevated levels of methane, could be related also to a condition called SIBO (Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth). SIBO is a heterogeneous syndrome characterized by an increased number and/or abnormal type of bacteria in the small bowel, and it is a well-recognized cause of mal-digestion and malabsorption. 55 more words

Some commercial probiotics found lacking when compared to traditional alternatives

Dr Michael Mosley has been helping to run a study for the BBC  looking at the relative benefits to gut health from a range of products. 298 more words

Fermentation

The Fuss About Fermentation

Is it a load of rot?!?  

Well to some extent it is.

Food spoilage can be the first stage of fermentation, for example, bacteria causing milk to sour. 282 more words

Nutrition