Many people keep probiotic supplements in the refrigerator, often wedged between bottles of kombucha and cartons of yogurt. But it can get crowded. Could probiotic supplements be stored in a cupboard near vitamins and fish oil capsules? In other words, do probiotic supplements require … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: Refrigerate or Not?
After deciding which probiotic supplement offers the beneficial strains that meet your health goals, you may consider what time of day to take it. Is a probiotic supplement best taken on an empty stomach? Or perhaps it should be taken with food? Various health sites and blogs offer advice on … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: Does Time of Day Matter?
Once a consumer or practitioner decides which probiotic strain may benefit a specific health target, they must choose from a vast array of formats such as pills, capsules, powders, gummies, suppositories and liquids. Note: Fermented foods and beverages such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir, and … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: Delivery Formats
In the past decade, probiotic supplement dosages have rocketed from millions to billions of CFUs, with some boasting as many as 200 billion. While more may be better when it comes to love and money, this is not necessarily —but can be — the case with probiotics. CFUs or colony forming … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: What is an Adequate Dosage?
The current marketplace is flush with multi-strain probiotic formulations. At first glance, the rationale for these types of products is compelling: more strains may hit more targets and maybe even add up to more than the sum of the single-strain parts. But is there any evidence that this notion is … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: Single-strain or multi-strain?
by Richard Day Medical Director / ADM Protexin Today, a simple PubMed search for “gut-brain axis” will return over 1,800 different peer-reviewed scientific papers. The gut-brain axis – this is the bi-directional communication system that links these two organs, via a number of neuronal, … [Read more...] about New horizons for the microbiome-gut-brain axis; a focus on Parkinson’s disease