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Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals

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(Naturalhealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States – with some experts putting the incidence at 25 percent of the population. Untreated NAFLD can progress to a more serious condition known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH – which causes liver inflammation, scarring, cirrhosis, liver failure and even (in the end) liver cancer.  Thankfully, recent ... Read More »

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Eliminate depression from your life with the help of probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) Two recent studies have linked taking probiotics for a healthier gut microbiome with reduced symptoms of depression. Both the University of Virginia School of Medicine and McMaster University have found that consuming the friendly bacteria causes a natural antidepressant effect. Wouldn’t it be great if every psychiatrist and psychologist read this news? Lactobacillus bacteria (in particular) was found to ... Read More »

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BREAKING NEWS: Probiotics eliminate the threat of peanut allergies, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Food allergies have become increasingly common in the past 20 years – especially thanks to the rise of genetically modified foods and pesticide usage. The most troublesome foods include, milk, egg and soy products. But, besides avoiding these contaminated foods, research out of the University of Melbourne suggest that probiotics can really provide relief. Peanut allergy is one of ... Read More »

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Probiotic supplementation improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

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(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver condition in the world, with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reporting that “between 30 and 40 percent of adults in the United States have NAFLD.”  But, they fail to tell us how probiotic supplementation can help. (more on that later in this article) ... Read More »

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Probiotics to the rescue: Bifidobacteria is a crucial component of long-term great health

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(NaturalHealth365) The latest research out of the UCLA School of Medicine is verifying the importance of fiber and probiotics to a healthy gut microbiome. The research also underscores the role of gut health in cardiovascular health, mood and the immune system’s ability to fight off disease. That being said, it’s quite obvious that all of these areas are key components ... Read More »

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Protect your liver health naturally with probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) An imbalance of gut bacteria in the digestive system contributes to numerous ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s, cognitive issues, immune system suppression and even cancer. But, that’s not all: recent research is now showing that a gut imbalance can also have a negative impact on liver health. The presence of certain bacteria and ... Read More »

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The surprising connection between gut bacteria, probiotics and heart health

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(NaturalHealth365) Researchers are crediting the gut microbiota, a community of microorganisms in the body’s digestive tract, with the ability to help prevent such serious conditions as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and bowel disease. Now, new research points to the possibility that beneficial gut bacteria may help combat cardiovascular disease as well. In fact, when it comes to protecting your heart, ... Read More »

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15 health benefits of probiotics for optimal healing

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(NaturalHealth365) Based on the most recent data, probiotics rank as one of the most popular supplements in the United States, according to the National Health Interview Survey.  Yet, sadly, Western medicine continues to downplay its significant health value. Why? Could the growing popularity of probiotics and the improved health of millions of people pose a threat to big pharma profits? ... Read More »

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Probiotics found to improve allergy symptoms, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) Allergy season is a dreaded time of year for many people. Allergy symptoms can disrupt sleep patterns, concentration and overall quality of life. However, a natural way to cure allergy symptoms like runny nose, itchy eyes and persistent sneezing has been found in probiotics. The list of benefits of probiotics is already quite long, and they all center around ... Read More »

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New discovery: Targeted oral probiotic destroys disease-causing bacteria in the mouth

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(NaturalHealth365) There is a strong and established link between oral health and overall health. If oral health suffers, the immune system is compromised. The mouth bacteria that are connected with periodontal disease can contribute to heart disease as well as kidney and liver problems, bone diseases and damaging effects to brain health. Dental problems are extremely common in the Western ... Read More »

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Probiotic breakthroughs: Neutralizing toxins naturally

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(NaturalHealth365) For most of us, our homes represent a safe haven from the challenges of work, school and everyday living out in the world. But, is your home really the safe and healthy retreat you imagine it to be? This answer may surprise you because the indoor environment of your home almost certainly harbors harmful bacteria, toxins and other environmental ... Read More »

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The top 4 probiotic-rich foods to improve gut health

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(NaturalHealth365) “All disease begins in the gut,” was wisdom given by Hippocrates nearly 2,500 years ago. While the medical community has denied it for decades, researchers are now proving substance in that statement. Did you know that your intestines are home to approximately 100 trillion bacteria? That’s about three pounds worth! Some bacteria are good but others can be detrimental ... Read More »

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