A Probiotic Species with an Extraordinary, Nurturing Personality Bifidobacterium lactis is the most studied and clinically researched species of Bifidobacterium. This extraordinary probiotic is tolerant and nurturing, with benefits so exciting it seems almost magical, making it the Mary Poppins … [Read more...] about Bifidobacterium lactis
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Can Probiotics Improve Memory?
While some things in life are best forgotten, our memories build the framework of intelligence — cognitive, emotional, and social — enabling a rich existence. Memory is required to learn a language, drive a car, write computer code, keep a friend and, of course, remember where you put the … [Read more...] about Can Probiotics Improve Memory?
Bowel Prep for Colonoscopies Disrupts Gut Microbes
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths —after lung cancer —worldwide. The World Health Organization reported 1,930,000 new cases and 935,000 deaths in 2020. In the United States, early detection and prevention have contributed to rapid decreases in CRC … [Read more...] about Bowel Prep for Colonoscopies Disrupts Gut Microbes
Streptococcus thermophilus: A Surprisingly Warm Probiotic
Despite a toxic-sounding name, Streptococcus thermophilus could be adorably described as the surprisingly warm and nurturing mother-in-law of your microbiome. Despite its toxic-sounding name, this is not a pathogenic Strep – you actually ingest Streptococcus thermophilus more often than you … [Read more...] about Streptococcus thermophilus: A Surprisingly Warm Probiotic
Yogurt and Gut Barrier: A New Link?
Yogurt, a fermented dairy product, supplies ample protein, calcium, vitamins and live microbes. A recent IPA blog described yogurt as a nutritional powerhouse with an extra benefit for those with lactose intolerance since yogurt bacteria can increase lactase breakdown of the milk sugar in the … [Read more...] about Yogurt and Gut Barrier: A New Link?
Chill Out with Popsicles
Summertime and the living should be easy. But with pools, camps and playgrounds mostly closed due to COVID-19, kids are restless. While this year is tough on all of us, small surprises like icy popsicles may ease the heat and stress. Also, popsicles made with kombucha, kefir and yogurt may … [Read more...] about Chill Out with Popsicles