Probiotics

Probiotics

What Is A Prebiotic?

In the world of health and nutrition, we talk a lot about the important role of probiotics in maintaining a healthy balance of gut flora, aiding digestion, supporting a robust immune system, and promoting overall health. But there’s a similar term you may also have heard—“prebiotics.” Let’s take a look at what prebiotics are and…

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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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Health Benefits of Lactobacillus

Okay, so what is this Lactobacillus Acidophilus? No, we are not talking about an ancient Roman dairy and citrus farm. We are speaking of one of the most important and powerful immune supporting probiotics in your body. This “beneficial” bacteria is a powerful soldier in your never-ending quest to support your immune system. A Closer…

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What’s the Best Time of Day to Take a Probiotic?

Is there a best time of the day to take a probiotic? Can probiotics be more effective in the morning, before you eat your first meal of the day? Is it better to take them in the afternoon in preparation of dinner? Or maybe it is in the evening before bed, so it can work while…

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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…

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Going Pro: The Pros of Probiotics

Going Pro: The Pros of Probiotics “Probiotics are the good bacteria that live in our gut,” explains Dr. Shekhar Challa. “Did you know we have 100 trillion bacteria in our colon, including over 1,000 different types with most of them being beneficial.” Read more here.. www.costcoconnection.com/connection/201401#pg66