To usher in 2021 with a bit of optimism, the International Probiotics Association sponsored a provocative webinar titled: Probiotic Innovations: A Reset Back to the Future. Executive Director George Paraskevakos introduced the 75-minute webinar — now available on demand — with an … [Read more...] about IPA Webinar 2021 Recap: Probiotic Innovations
Though presented in a digital format this year, Probiota 2021 Summit succeeded in its traditional goal: offering expert speakers and vigorous panels who engaged on key issues affecting the business of the microbiome. Nutraingredients and a host of generous sponsors along with IPA presented the … [Read more...] about Probiota 2021 Looks Forward
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
Breast cancer is all too common. One in eight women who lives to age 85 years will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime. Much is known about breast cancer prevention and treatment. Science has produced advanced drugs and therapies that can lead to better outcomes. And changes in … [Read more...] about Role for Probiotics in Breast Cancer?
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?
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