Tag: bacteria

Could Taking A Probiotic Help Manage Eczema?

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Eczema is a common skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy skin. For many, it can be a daily challenge. The National Eczema Association reports that it is very common and effects over 30 million Americans. According to their website, the word “eczema” is derived from a Greek word meaning “to boil over”, which describes…


Dairy and Soy-free, Non-GMO Healthy Bacteria by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph

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Humans have about two pounds of bacteria in the intestines. Probiotic refers to the lactic acid producing strains required for overall health and digestion. The pressures of modern existence make it difficult to maintain a balanced population of normal, healthy microbes. Poor food choices, illness, intestinal inflammation, toxins, even weight gain can cause a tipping…


Probiotics for Healthy Individuals, Not Just Digestive Issues

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Most research performed on the benefits of Probiotics have focused on the benefits they provide for digestive health, specifically in individuals with gastrointestinal disorders and conditions. However, a new study says that a daily dose of a multi-species probiotic could help improve intestinal health even in healthy individuals. Clinical studies from the top leading research…


New Study: Lactobacilli Bacteria May Help Protect Breast Tissue

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New Study: Lactobacilli Bacteria May Help Protect Breast Tissue Recent research from Spain indicates that over 700 different bacterial species live in the milk ducts of a woman’s breasts. The bacteria living in us and on us are referred to as the microbiome; there are pounds of them numbering possibly in the hundreds of trillions….


Probiotics & Digestive Health

Bacteria is often thought of as an unhealthy and unwanted element in the body. But certain strains of bacteria are actually considered “good bacteria”, as they aid in proper digestion and overall health. Probiotics are live microbes that “help to process indigestible fibers and help keep bowel function regular. They produce a number of vitamins,…