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Avoid the flu and common cold symptoms by consuming these probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) In a common misconception, many people think of the flu as nothing more than a nuisance – an annoying cough-fest that can make one feel miserable, but does no real harm. In other words, nothing to worry about…right? Actually, that’s wrong!  Rather than being harmless, influenza can exact a deadly toll, particularly in older adults, very young children and ... Read More »

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Attention doctors: Surprising benefits of probiotics when taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast milk is extremely rich in nourishing compounds for the developing young child – containing a wide range of life-sustaining compounds like vitamins, minerals, antibodies, enzymes, hormones, healthy fats, beneficial bacteria plus much more. But, the key element to producing health breast milk resides in the prenatal and postnatal dietary intake of the mother – including the level of ... Read More »

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Why probiotics are needed for disease prevention as we age

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(NaturalHealth365) Evidence of the importance of gut bacteria for immune system health and disease prevention has been presented in study after study, for years! Yet, we see the value of probiotics for gut health often overlooked. Now, research out of University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands is connecting probiotics and ideal gut bacteria balance to healthy aging and disease prevention. ... Read More »

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Stunning study: Processed foods destroy gut bacteria and diversity, leading to tragic results

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(NaturalHealth365) While most people are aware of the health hazards of eating too many processed foods, conventional ‘wisdom’ would have us believe that the connection between our diet and disease is more “complex,” than it really is. For example, an experiment has made a clear connection between processed foods and their impact on gut bacteria levels. Keep in mind, we ... Read More »

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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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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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Improve your gut health with these 9 simple steps

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(NaturalHealth365) News about the importance of gut health and probiotics linked to overall health has been circulating quite a bit lately.  Even conventionally-trained medical doctors are waking up to the importance of gut health. Of course, it’s understandable, because digestive health is the key to every aspect of our physical, mental and emotional well-being. (if we ignore our digestion – ... 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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