Antibiotics and Gut Health

Imagine a vibrant and diverse community living in peace.  This healthy community of living organisms is in perfect balance and functioning perfectly. It contributes to the well being of those around it and life just doesn’t get any better than this. But alas, it’s too good to last! For an enemy, without warning, swoops in…

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Why Yogurt may help prevent Type 2 Diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease affecting about 26 million in the United States. A new study suggests that one way to fight diabetes maybe to add yogurt to your diet. The research was published in BMC Medicine. Researchers analyzed results of 3 studies. These studies looked at the lifestyles and habits of…

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Can Probiotics really help you lose weight?

It’s considered to be a friendly bacteria. Foods containing probiotics like yogurt and probiotic supplements have gotten a lot of mileage off promoting it as a way to lose weight. Many of these marketers are claiming that it is more of a natural way to lose weight. Marketers of these supplements say obese people can…

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Eating yogurt with probiotics may prevent obesity a new study found. According to a study published in Journal of Clinical Investigation, mice were put on a high-fat diet and were given probiotics during the same period. The mice did not gain weight and had insulin resistance for three months after. Scientists believe the bacteria produced…

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