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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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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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Is a Higher CFU Count Better?

Who deals with numbers like 10 Billion, 50 Billion, and even 150 Billion on a daily basis? You can go years without using numbers with three commas in them! Yet, when it comes to understanding how many CFUs you need in your probiotic, you’re presented with these numbers as if you are supposed to understand…