What Doctors Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux Drugs View More

If you’re one of the 30-40% of Americans who suffer from acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), chances are you take medication regularly to keep it under control.  But you might want to think twice before you pop that pill, given what the latest research says.   A new study published in the British… Continue Reading

How to Have Clear Skin for Life View More

Acne and other inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema are influenced by a number of factors including diet and other lifestyle choices. Dealing with acne can be painful, frustrating and even debilitating. However, don’t lose hope! By finding the right balance of diet, lifestyle, nutrition and treatment, you can manage this condition and have… Continue Reading

Topicals: The Best Probiotics for Acne? View More

Using probiotics to combat acne and other inflammatory skin conditions is a recent treatment trend.  But, while we know that taking a probiotic supplement can be effective, what about putting it directly on the skin?    Good news – recent discoveries are making that option look ever more promising.   The latest study showed that… Continue Reading

Can Bacteria Cause or Prevent Breast Cancer View More

When it comes to women’s health, there are few things scarier than the “c” word, especially breast cancer.  After all, it accounts for 25% of all cancers and is the leading cause of cancer death among women.  And while we have some understanding of risk factors, it’s clearly not enough because almost ¾ of diagnoses… Continue Reading

The Secret World Inside You - Obesity (2) View More

by Yvette La-Garde   Do you long for foods that aren’t good for you?  Is your metabolism sluggish?  Do you retain body fat and gain weight easily?   If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to take stock of your gut microbiome – the collection of microbes that live in… Continue Reading

Traveler's Diarrhea View More

Traveler’s Tummy, Dheli Belly, Montezuma’s Revenge. Whatever name it goes by one thing is certain, Traveler’s Diarrhea (TD) is uncomfortable at best and downright deadly at worst. And if you’re planning that summer vacation to faraway destinations, you likely have legitimate concerns about getting sick.   The good news? Taking a good quality probiotic supplement… Continue Reading