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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?† This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.† So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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How Should I Take Probiotics?

Foods appear to be better carriers for probiotics than supplements, but if one does choose to go with the supplement route, should they be taken before, during or after meals? The package labeling …

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Can Probiotics Prevent the Common Cold?

Babies delivered via caesarean section appear to be at increased risk for various allergic diseases. The thought is that vaginal delivery leads to the first colonization of the baby's gut with materna…

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Make Your Own Dairy-Free Yogurt

Making your own dairy-free yogurt is easier than you think.† You donít need any expensive equipment or yogurt makers either.† Just use a ceramic crock or bowl (metal interferes with the natural cultur…

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8 Suprising Reasons to Love Bacteria

I previously did an article on 20 Reasons to Love Bacteria.† Exciting new research is showing that there are even more reasons to love probiotics and to add them to your health regime.† Here are 8 mor…

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