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Gut Health- Probiotic vs Prebiotic

Your body consists of trillions of microorganisms that make up what is known as our microbiome. The microbiome is defined as a community of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses that inhabit a particular environment. 345 more words


Why adding prebiotics will change your life

“By now most people are familiar with the term “probiotic”, yet many are less familiar with prebiotics, which are just as essential to intestinal health,” said Joanna Foley, a registered dietitian. 462 more words

Easy Healthy Living

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Eating is one of life’s great pleasures and cooking, for me, is the manifestation of love.  As a dietitian, obviously I am health conscious but I choose to reject words like ‘poison’ when talking about food.  555 more words

Gut Health

Are Probiotics Really Good for You?

Probiotics do WAY more than just help with digestive issues. Keep reading to discover the complete health benefits of taking probiotics as well as some great food and supplement sources. 716 more words


Physiological effects of prebiotics and its role in prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is one of the most serious gastrointestinal emergencies in very low birth weight (VLBW) preterm neonates, affecting 7–14% of these neonates. Due to the seriousness of the disease, prevention of NEC is the most important goal. 115 more words

FODMAPS and Irritable Bowel

Cranky guts

We’ve all had tummy trouble at one time or another but as of 2012 nearly 20% of the population could be aptly diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and 1.35… 669 more words

Wellchat Episode VI: The Amazing Microbiome


Episode 6: Special guest Anna Goodrum, Dietetic Intern with the Montana Dietetic Intership (MDI), joins Cristin and Neal for a discussion about the latest human microbiome research and how probiotics and prebiotics play crucial roles in our health. 23 more words