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Autoimmune disease and the gut


, August 27, 2019

What are the health benefits of taking probiotics?

Probiotics are really good for you especially if you are a first timer. Your guts (intestines) are lined with trillions of bacteria. Most of the time this bacteria is good and essential for you digestion. With our western diet being so poor most people often have poor bacteria in their guts. The medical name given to the bacteria in your guts is called 'gut flora'.

, August 23, 2018

Treats Can Be Good for You! 5 Health Benefits of Frozen Yogurt

If there’s one food people can agree on loving, it’s frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt (more affectionately known as froyo) is more than just delicious. It’s an easily customizable dessert that comes in a variety of flavors. Some people love it for its taste, but there are more that love it for its health benefits. There’s no denying that if you’re looking for a healthy dessert that froyo beats out ice cream. But have you ever thought about why? Once you read this post you’ll know about the variety of health benefits it has to offer.

, August 23, 2018

Take Probiotics to Fight Off Yeast and Bacteria Infections

Take Probiotics to Fight Off Yeast and Bacteria Infections

Probiotics are very beneficial for women. They are generally known for promoting gut health, but they can also help improve vaginal health. Women frequently encounter yeast infections in vaginal tissue and urinary tract bacterial infections. According to one report, there are more than 300 million cases of urinary tract infetions, bacterial vaginosis, and yeast vaginitis worldwide every year1. But, studies reveal that restoring healthy probiotic flora significantly helps protect against these types of infections.

, August 23, 2018

Microbial Therapeutics for Infant Health.

Initial exposure to the microbial environment surrounding the infant can have a significant impact on gut microbiota development.

External factors, such as maternal health status, mode of delivery, gestational age, and feeding regime, can impact the colonization and flux of microorganisms during this critical period in life.

, August 09, 2018

The link between your gut health and autoimmune diseases

One in five Americans​ — about 50 million people in the United States — have an autoimmune disease.

These include conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis​ which occur when the immune system begins attacking the body’s own organs, tissues, and cells. Research​ suggests that these diseases are on the upswing, with reports showing that Type 1 diabetes, lupus, and celiac disease, for example, are being diagnosed more frequently.

, August 09, 2018

Impact of Healthy Gut on Heart Health

Better gut health could be key to preventing cardiovascular events.

Think your gut health only affects your immune system? Turns out it has a large impact on cardiovascular health, too. New research has found some cardiac conditions can be linked to our gut microbiome. And new studies continue to find that having a healthy gut can help lead to a healthy heart.

, August 09, 2018

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