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Probiotics In The News

Can Probiotics Affect Decision-Making?

Probiotics In The News

Source: International Probiotics Association Following your gut instincts is one way of making decisions. Now emerging research suggests that the gut may be more involved in decision-making than previously thought. […]

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Probiotics: A Role in Epilepsy?

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Source: International Probiotics Association Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases worldwide, affecting about 50 million people. Most live in low to middle-income countries where prevention and treatment can […]

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Probiotic Supplements: Take with Antibiotics?

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Source: International Probiotics Association Antibiotics kill off pathogens, saving untold numbers of lives every year. Unfortunately, the 20th century wonder drugs also destroy a lot of beneficial bacteria along the way. […]

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Probiotic Dosage: What is Adequate?

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Source: International Probiotics Association In the past decade, probiotic supplement dosages have rocketed from millions to billions of CFUs, with some boasting as many as 200 billion. While more may be […]

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Diversity Matters in Microbiota

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Source: International Probiotics Association Diversity enriches our global ecosystems. It appears to be no different for many sites of the human body hosting microbial populations — albeit with at least […]

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All About Bifidobacterium Longum

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Source: International Probiotics Association Bifidobacterium longum is one of the first guests to arrive in your proverbial gut microbiome party – and, it is the kind of guest you want to […]

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Severe Acute Malnutrition & Probiotics

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Source: International Probiotics Association Recent research indicates that gut microbiota (GM) dysbiosis may be involved in development or maintenance of acute malnutrition, opening a window in which targeting the microbiome with […]

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Role for Probiotics in GERD?

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Source: International Probiotics Association As gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) soars globally, alternatives to traditional therapies are welcomed. An excellent review — described below —   looked at the ability of probiotics to alleviate symptoms […]

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Potential for Synbiotics in Space Travel

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Source: International Probiotics Association Rocketing to outer space may be one escape from earthly pandemics. But as any astronaut can attest, entering microgravity poses its own unique health challenges. For […]

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Probiotics and Obesity: An Update

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Source: International Probiotics Association The numbers are staggering: 650 million people on the planet are obese, nearly triple the number in 1975, reports the World Health Organization. Moreover the Food and Agricultural […]

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Yogurt and the Gut Barrier: A New Link?

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Source: International Probiotics Association Yogurt, a fermented dairy product, supplies ample protein, calcium, vitamins and live microbes. A recent IPA blog described yogurt as a nutritional powerhouse  with an extra benefit for those with […]

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A Case for Probiotics in Gas-Related Symptoms

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Source: International Probiotics Association Eat more fiber, dietitians advise. To be sure, health-conscious, disease-fearing humans love their beans, fruits, vegetables and whole grains — until the dreaded intestinal gas shows […]

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