blend of Cultures:
EXCITING TIMES FOR PRoBIOTICS
It's surprising that the largest number of cells in our body aren't our own, but our gut bacteria! We contain about 30 trillion human cells and 39 trillion bacteria* in our bodies.
So, it's a good idea to be proactive about which, how many and when. We call this concept being "prosilient" -- keeping your microbiota ("flora") diverse and healthy by continuously introducing healthy bacteria, especially after a round of antibiotics. Many believe that no single culture is the lynch pin, but a diverse spectrum of cultures is what to strive for in your microbiome.
Dr. David Perlmutter also refers to the many benefits of probiotics in yogurt in his book, Brain Maker.
Among his findings you'll read in his book, L. acidophilus, and other yogurt cultures:
Aid the immune system by keeping the balance of good vs. bad bacteria in check.
In women, helps curb the growth of Candida albicans, a fungus that can cause yeast infections.
Maintains cholesterol level in the small intestine, produces substances that combat pathogenic microbes.
It also manufactures lactase, which is needed to digest milk and vitamin K which promotes healthy coagulation of blood.
Our presentation from the Global PROBIOTICS SUMMIT, Boston, 2016
Our company president, Kris Fuehr was invited to speak at the 2016 Probiotics Summit about "Functional Foods" where over 20 Drs, PhDs and researchers presented results from their recent work investigating the positive effects of probiotics on health. If you'd like a copy of the presentation, please contact us.
Recent News about gut health
Can the bacteria in our gut really influence our mental health? A growing number of scientists say yes—and they're warning us not to ignore digestive issues any more. Lynne Malcolm and Olivia Willis explore the intricate relationship between the gut microbiome and the brain.
We are looking into several factors affected by probiotics
We are looking into findings related to:
- Women's health
- Bone health
- Children's health
- and more...
Clinical Guide to Probiotic Supplements
While this guide helps you locate capsule supplements, the attached grid and app are helpful to identify cultures associated with various findings. Many of these same cultures are found in yogurt. http://www.probioticchart.ca/
*2016 research by Ron Milo and Ron Sender at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, and Shai Fuchs at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.