Probiotics

Probiotics are necessary for life and health

Our digestive system is home to trillions of beneficial bacteria. The study of probiotics started at the beginning of the 20th century when Nobel Laureate, Dr Elie Metchnikoff studied peasants who displayed longer lifespans. He noted that their diets included natural probiotics foods including fermented dairy products and further proposed...

A Probiotic a Day Keeps the Doctor Away (Really?)

By definition, probiotics are alive and they must be administered “alive” to be effective. The methods of shipping, storage and freight are crucial to ensure you get the most “bugs for your buck”. We usually think of bacteria as ‘germs’ or something that makes us sick. But the body is...

Do You Know Your Friendly Bacteria?

Getting the Right Probiotics for Digestive Health and Immunity Probiotics are receiving a great deal of attention in the health world and for good reason. But for some of us who don’t fully understand their uses and benefits we may still wonder – What are they? Do we really need...