How to Banish Digestive Bloating

Digestive bloating is caused by air, fluid or gas in the digestive tract. It makes your belly look and feel swollen or tight. While bloating is normal, it can also be uncomfortable. Seven tips to Read More

Calming Your Gut

In an effort to improve their digestive health, Americans have become obsessed with friendly bacteria, otherwise known as probiotics. In addition, Americans spend over $2 billion each year on probiotic supplements, while sales of fermented Read More

Harvesting the Microbiome of Athletes

Elite athletes work hard to excel in sports, but they may also get a natural edge from the bacteria that inhabit their digestive tracts. Scientists have now tapped into the microbiome of exceptional runners and Read More

Treating Autism by Targeting the Gut

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Until now, caregivers have relied Read More

What Everyone Should Know Before Taking Probiotics

Americans are expected to spend $2.5 billion annually on probiotic supplements by 2018. Which makes sense because probiotics have numerous health benefits, from digestive and immune support to weight management. But some experts, including leading Read More

The Role of Gut Bacteria Alzheimer?s disease

New research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s disease. According to the researchers behind the study, the results open up the door to new opportunities Read More

Surprising Ways to Get Your Probiotics

(Family Features) Chances are you?ve heard the term probiotics and know that these good bacteria that live in your gut promote healthy digestion. Did you know that probiotics are also key to a healthy immune Read More