You're only as healthy as your gut flora


Everything You Wanted To Know About Probiotics But Were Afraid To Ask

Yogurt: a yummy albeit slow-acting probiotic


In the last post I wrote about antibiotics and their effects on our friendly gut flora. I now want to talk about probiotics, what they are and what health benefits, if any, can be attributed to them.

First, a personal testimony to their effectiveness. I honestly don’t believe I could have gotten over my irritable bowel syndrome without them. Now I do realize that anecdotal evidence is the lowest form of evidence. It’s… Continue reading



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