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Are Your Probiotics Cool During The Hot Summer Months?

Summer is a time we can all use a little relief from the heat. But for probiotic products, staying cool isn’t a matter of comfort—it’s a matter of life or death. Probiotics are colonies of living organisms (measured in colony-forming units, or CFUs) that must reach your gut alive in order to confer their many…

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How Do You Know Your Probiotics Are Reaching Your Gut?

If you search online for “probiotics” you’re likely to find a wealth of information on the health benefits that these “good bacteria” confer when taken as a dietary supplement. They rebalance our gut flora, promote effective gut motility, and support a healthy immune response, to name a few. But to achieve any of these goals,…

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Why Digestive Health Is Essential To Overall Health

We often tend to think of our body’s many systems—digestive, immune, circulatory, neurologic—like workstations on an assembly line, each contributing separately to our overall health and function. But, in fact, these systems are far more interconnected with multiple channels of communication, feedback, and gatekeeping. It is this delicate web that helps us maintain both health…

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Topical Probiotics: The Skincare Revolution

Most of us have grown up thinking of bacteria as “bad”— a source of disease and food spoilage. And in some cases, this is true. But it is only one small part of the overall picture. Many forms of bacteria that live within and on the body are helpful, even necessary, to health and wellness….

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4 Keys To Choosing a Probiotic

There are hundreds of probiotics available to consumers today, and there are some key differences among brands. It’s essential to make informed choices when selecting the best probiotic products for you. Here we’ll look at 4 important criteria you can use to help you select the highest quality and most beneficial probiotic products on the…

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Why Does the MAKTrek® 3-D Delivery System Make a Difference?

The health benefits of probiotic bacteria are manifold. They rebalance gut flora, boost the immune system, reduce the severity of some gastrointestinal challenges. But to perform these vital functions, health-promoting bacteria must arrive alive and healthy in the gut. This is no small challenge, considering the extremely acidic and hostile environment of the upper digestive…

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The Nourishing Effects of Marula Oil

In the lovely Miombo woodlands in southern Africa grows a modest tree called the Marula. It’s related to both mangos and cashews. Inside the fleshy, tart fruit lies the stone, which is rich in marula oil — an incredibly nourishing oil that has been used by women for millenia to keep their skin healthy. So,…

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Why Probulin Packs Our Products In Ice

Much has been written about the health benefits of probiotics, like those contained in all Probulin® Probiotic Digestive Products. These are living bacterial cultures that must be consumed alive in order to convey their many health benefits to you, the consumer. But surviving the long journey from the manufacturer to the retailer to you isn’t…

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The Health Benefits of B. Bifidum

You’ve probably heard a great deal lately about probiotics and how beneficial they are for pretty much every part of your body. But not all probiotics are created equal. Let’s take a look at one we use here in our Probulin digestive probiotics, and why it’s so effective. Bifidobacterium bifidum (B. bifidum) is a probiotic…

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How Probiotics Are Changing Skin Care

When it comes to probiotics, most people think of digestion. We get it — after all, Probulin is all about digestive care. But we’re also thinking about your external health. Probiotics are changing skin care. You skin, as you know, is your body’s largest organ, and in many ways, the most vulnerable. The skin is…