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Probiotics Side Effects: The Good, the Bad, and How to Handle Them

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Let’s take some time to talk about something not often discussed in the world of good bacteria: probiotics side effects. Because as great as probiotics are for aiding your gut microbiome, the truth is that if you’ve decided to supplement your diet with probiotics for gut health, you could run into some side effects that […]

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Should I Take Probiotics with Antibiotics?

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Wondering if it is a good idea to take probiotics with antibiotics? You aren’t alone! As we start to learn more how dangerous antibiotics can be and how beneficial probiotics can be, many of us have started to debate the pros and cons of taking probiotic supplements – even as we’re on antibiotics. But is […]

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Types of Probiotics: Which Probiotic Strains are Best for You?

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Probiotics are certainly in the news more than they used to be. You probably see ads for probiotic products quite often. But how do you know which probiotic strains your body needs? What do the different types of probiotics do? Probiotics are usually bacteria, but in all cases they’re live microorganisms that have similarities to those beneficial […]

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Digestive Enzymes and Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

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Gluten-free, bioavailable, hyperlocal, antioxidants, digestive enzymes and probiotics…There are so many different buzzwords constantly floating around the world of health, it’s hard to keep track of what’s what! Even the most health conscious amongst us gets lost in a sea of terminology. While many of us have a pretty impressive health and wellness vocabulary, very […]

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Prebiotics vs Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

While “probiotics” has become a buzzword lately, prebiotics have been quietly doing their job behind the scenes. At this point, most people have heard at least a thing or two about the incredible, edible probiotic. You can hardly get through a TV show without having to listen to a yogurt commercial actress explain their amazing value. […]

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8 Surprising Benefits of Probiotics that Go Beyond Gut Health

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Think probiotics are just about gut health? Sure, these friendly bacteria are great for your gut, but the benefits of probiotics extend far past your gut. In fact, they benefit your body from head to toe. But first things first. Before we really go in-depth about what probiotics can do for your body, we need […]

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