This Ultimate Probiotics Supplement Guide is designed to answer all of your questions about probiotic gut bacteria you may find in foods and supplements. The guide contains more than 50 scientific citations from highly reputable medical websites. We dug through heaps of scientific literature so that you don’t have to. If you still have questions […]
Over 50% of women get a UTI during their lifetime, and for 25% of them, they keep coming back, having a significant impact on their quality of life (1,2). (Of course, UTI’s can also affect men too, although it is about 50 times less common than in women). In this article, we are studying the […]
Getting a Traveler’s Diarrhea when you travel abroad is a common occurrence with up to 12 million cases reported a year. Heading to some areas of Africa, Latin America, The Middle East, and South East Asia can see tourist incidence rates of GI problems hit 50% or more! (1-2). Luckily for most of us, it’s […]
We all know the sayings “A gut feeling”, “trust your gut” and “it’s gut check time”, however, the latest research is showing that they far more than just sayings and are actually something very real. That’s because our guts are literally a ‘2nd brain’, with their own nervous system – the enteric nervous system or ENS, which consists of millions of neurones, and a super highway of chemicals and hormones that provide a constant stream of information between our guts and our brains.
We all know why people get fat, don’t we? We’ve had it drummed into us relentlessly that it’s all down to eating too much and moving too little. If the pounds are piling on, it’s just down to us being greedy or lazy. Or maybe not. Scientists are starting to discover that it’s really not […]
What’s the best time to take a probiotic? Is it in the morning, or maybe after lunch? This question seems to divide probiotic manufacturers more than anything else, with lots of conflicting advice and information. It really shouldn’t be like this though. To answer the question, we need to understand what situation will allow the maximum […]
Your bowels do much more than just transporting waste that’s flushed away down the toilet pan; they are also home to a staggering five hundred million bacteria. Some of these are good for us and some are downright bad and research suggests that achieving a healthy balance between these is crucial to maintaining optimum health […]