When it comes to gut health, probiotics are all the rage. So what’s a prebiotic? An intestinal microbe specialist clears up the confusion.
A modern Western diet can upset the balance of your gut bacteria, but eating fermented foods like sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi can help keep the balance.
Since antibiotics are trying to kill bacteria in your body, they also kill bacteria in your intestines that keep your digestive system in balance. The result? Diarrhea. Here’s ways to prevent this unpleasant side effect.
Thinking of doing a cleanse or detox? Our dietitian weighs in on the pros and cons.
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What should you eat when you have diarrhea? It turns out Mom’s advice was spot on. Our expert explains.
These new skin care products aim to restore balance to your skin by containing the live culture bacteria found in probiotics.
Interested in trying probiotics to rebalance your gut, but not sure where to start? Dr. Gail Cresci offers a probiotic primer.
Is kombucha actually healthy for you? Dietitian Maxine Smith, RD, LD, explains why you just might want to pick up a bottle (and who shouldn’t!)
Probiotics add another layer of good microorganisms to the already existing good ones. Although probiotics are not a digestive cure-all, they can be highly beneficial to kids and adults.
You know what’s good about yogurt: It has calcium and vitamin D to strengthen your bones. It has protein to build muscle. And if that weren’t enough, studies now show that yogurt is good for your heart. Healthy cholesterol, healthy blood pressure Eating yogurt is linked to having healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. According … Read More