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?
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
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?
Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 is a Probiotic: A Tale of a Heroic Antagonist Surprisingly Not All E. coli are Harmful This probiotic’s tale reveals a surprising heroic antagonist, Escherichia coli Nissle 1917: a friend, disguised by a name associated with a foe. This Monthly Microbe takes a … [Read more...] about E. Coli Nissle 1917
In its 6th year, IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas presents a pivotal experience linking top experts from across the globe to connect the business and science of the microbiome. The 2021 Digital Summit will take place from June 15 through June 1. Mark your calendars; you won’t want to miss … [Read more...] about IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit: June 15-17, 2021
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?