Tag: Probiotics

taking antibiotics? take probiotics too

Taking Antibiotics? How to Use Probiotics to Protect Your Beneficial Bacteria & Microbiome

.    Those of us in the functional nutrition and medicine world view antibiotics as the plague…but in certain scenarios, they are actually appropriate. If you come down with a severe infection that needs attention now antibiotics can be life saving. And more and more research is showing the efficacy of using Rifaximin for SIBO treatment (with the right […]

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should you be taking prebiotics

Should You Be Taking Prebiotics? Here’s the Low Down

  One nutrient I never go without, especially when I’m taking probiotics, is prebiotics. The yin to probiotic’s yang, prebiotics help probiotics flourish in your digestive tract. So, what are they? Prebiotics are indigestible plant matter that our gut bacteria feed off. They’re a magical little nutrient that can stimulate the growth and maintenance of our […]

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How to Choose the Best Probiotic

People always ask me about probiotics. Which one’s work? Do they need to be refrigerated? How many billions of cultures do you need to consume each day?   By now you know just how important probiotics are, and maybe you’ve even incorporated some fermented foods (like these) into your diet. Taking a supplement will put […]

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How to Beat Chronic Inflammation: 5 Natural Cures

Headaches, bloating, digestive distress, and acne can all be signs your immune system is on edge, causing chronic inflammation. You see, our immune system is built to protect us from illness and injury, jumping into action the moment it recognizes something has gone wrong. So as processed foods invade our food pyramid, and we’re exposed […]

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