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Peanut Allergy Cure Headlines: Hype or Real Progress?

A slew of recent headlines have claimed a “cure” for peanut allergy through the combination of a probiotic, Lactobacillus rhamnosis and a peanut protein therapy.  But some clinicians and researchers are taking issue with the rigor of the study and the claimed results.

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The Body Weight Game and Probiotics

Probiotics are bacteria ingested to supplement the gut microbiota and gain health benefits.  And there are many potential benefits, including weight loss.

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Breast Cancer: The Breast Microbiome

Breast cancer research is approaching a new frontier, the breast microbiome. The breast skin microbiome may vary dramatically from the breast tissue microbiome, and this may influence the development of breast cancer.

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The Papa-Bear of Probiotic strains: Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM

L. acidophilus NCFM, used in H2PRO™, has a deep pool of research regarding its behavior in vitro (in the lab), in animal studies and importantly, in humans.

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Some Cancer Drugs Work Better with Gut Microbes

Several recent mouse studies have indicated three cancer drugs dependent on microbes in the gut to be effective. It is becoming clear that the gut microbiota is a factor worth consideration as cancer therapies evolve.

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Peanut Allergy Cure Headlines: Hype or Real Progress?

A slew of recent headlines have claimed a “cure” for peanut allergy through the combination of a probiotic, Lactobacillus rhamnosis and a peanut protein therapy.  But some clinicians and researchers are taking issue with the rigor of the study and the claimed results.

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The Body Weight Game and Probiotics

Probiotics are bacteria ingested to supplement the gut microbiota and gain health benefits.  And there are many potential benefits, including weight loss.

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Breast Cancer: The Breast Microbiome

Breast cancer research is approaching a new frontier, the breast microbiome. The breast skin microbiome may vary dramatically from the breast tissue microbiome, and this may influence the development of breast cancer.

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The Papa-Bear of Probiotic strains: Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM

L. acidophilus NCFM, used in H2PRO™, has a deep pool of research regarding its behavior in vitro (in the lab), in animal studies and importantly, in humans.

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Some Cancer Drugs Work Better with Gut Microbes

Several recent mouse studies have indicated three cancer drugs dependent on microbes in the gut to be effective. It is becoming clear that the gut microbiota is a factor worth consideration as cancer therapies evolve.

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Immunity in Athletes: Benefits of Probiotics

New research seems to indicate that probiotics can help an athlete recover and stay healthier during and following training or performance events. It is increasingly likely that probiotics and a well managed diet have the potential to improve athlete immunity and reduce GI distress, helping with long term health of the athlete.

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The Platform Fitness: High Intensity Training

Welcome to our first guest blog from the guys at The Platform Fitness. They specialize in High Intensity Training and nutrition. The Platform is a comprehensive nutrition and exercise program that is science based and can be accessed from anywhere online.  Exercise plans, meal plans and daily tips so you can live your best life.

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Our Probiotic Strains: B. lactis Bi-04/Bi-07

Probiotic strains like Bifidobacterium lactis have been shown to have beneficial effects on immunity and other health parameters in clinical studies. Meet two of our super probiotic strains!

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The Big Benefits of Probiotics in Pregnancy

Probiotics are everywhere, even in the prenatal vitamin section of the grocery. Should expectant mothers take probiotics and are there any benefits?

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Osteoarthritis and the Secret Life of Your Joints

Our joints provide us with the ability to move, run, type, grasp and even look at this computer (or phone). They are made of bone and muscle, ligaments, cartilage, synovial fluid and other tissues. And caring for those joints needs to occur throughout life, athlete or not.

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Hydration for Athletes

Athletic performance can be reduced by dehydration. How much hydration is enough in athletics and elite sports?

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H2PRO Research News: Gestational Diabetes reduced by Probiotics

A recent study reports a reduced incidence of gestational diabetes in expectant mothers who took probiotics early in their pregnancy.

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Mental Health: Probiotic Therapy for the Future or for Now?

Probiotics are increasingly being looked at as a potential treatment for mental health disorders like anxiety or depression.

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Is there a link? Autism Spectrum Disorder, Gut Microbiota and Probiotics

Autism is getting increased attention because the medical research community is discovering the complex interaction of the gut and the brain.

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Skin Health: Not Just Skin Deep. In-Your-Gut Deep. Could Probiotics help?

Skin health isn’t just skin deep, but may be connected to gut health. Dermatologists are finding skin health depends on the microbes in our gut.

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H2PRO Research News: Probiotics Improve Immune Health in Elderly

Dupont/Danisco has just published a meta-analysis of 4 studies that looked at the ability of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019™ to stimulate cellular level immune activity in healthy older adults.

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Big Superheroes (+ little probiotic superheroes) climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

H2PRO joined Above + Beyond Cancer on a trek to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Learn the story of the big (and small probiotic) superheroes of the journey.

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Peanut-Butter Banana Probiotic Smoothie

Bananas make a great base for a smoothie. They also happen to have high levels of prebiotics. Prebiotics are foods or molecules like fiber that our microbes thrive on! Prebiotics feed your microbes in order to help your H2PRO™ probiotics thrive.

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Guest Blog: Probiotics for Health

A Medical student answers some questions about probiotics. “I’ve been noticing a lot more mention of probiotics lately- what exactly is a probiotic, and why have they become such a ‘hot topic’? Should I be taking a probiotic daily?”

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The Importance of Nutrition in Medical Education

H2PRO™ supports nutrition in medical education as crucial to the development of well-educated doctors. Medical schools are beginning to make this a priority as well.

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H2PRO Report: Is Tequila a probiotic?

This past fall a video proclaiming tequila as a probiotic and health drink almost broke the internet. H2PRO tackles the truth.

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Timing your Probiotics for Maximum Effect

Timing your probiotics during the day is a big concern for many of Dr. Baumgarten’s patients. When is the best time to take your H2PRO?

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Probiotics, Urinary Tract Health and UTI

Urogenital infections affect up to 1 trillion people worldwide each year. Probiotics may play a role in the future of prevention and treatment of UTI.

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H2PRO Probiotics + Vitamins

One Powerful Probiotic Resolution

The power of one well-kept resolution cannot be underestimated. Why else would we even bother with New Year’s Resolutions each year? Deep down, we all believe that some simple, long term changes can improve our health.

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Yoga to Help you Love Your Guts

Yoga is an ideal exercise regime to care for your digestive tract and to help minimize belly bloat. Yoga allows the muscles of the body to relax, bringing oxygen and nutrients to important organs. In addition, yoga promotes the alignment of the body.

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H2PRO Research News: Probiotics Help the Healthy!

An observational study has found that probiotics improved GI symptom scores and gastrointestinal health in already healthy individuals.  The new study published in Advances in Microbiology utilized a multi-species probiotic like H2PRO™ (in fact, H2PRO™ has 3 of the eight strains used in the study) used daily over a 6-week period. The authors suggest that […]

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Lactobacillus Survives Like a Boss.

A recent study shed some light on how well Lactobacillus can survive the acidity of the human stomach, and that is “like a boss.”

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Meta-Analysis: Probiotics Can Help Alleviate Anxiety

A new meta-analysis of studies on how probiotics may improve depression, anxiety and perceived stress found a significant mental health improvement over placebo.  The article was published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in November of 2016. The authors indicate that further studies on the impact of probiotics in patients with clinical depression […]

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Review: Human Studies show Probiotic Effect on Blood Sugar, Weight

A recent review of human clinical trials looks at the effects of probiotics on obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Study: Triathletes Recover Better with Probiotics

A new study published in Nutrients has found that a supplement containing probiotics, prebiotics and antioxidants reduced endotoxin levels in triathletes prior to and 6 days following a performance event.

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Survive the Holidays with Probiotics

The holidays are a departure from the norm.  From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day we are bombarded by salty snack foods, cheesy hors d’oeuvres, and decadent desserts. The indulgence continues even at work!  Who hasn’t over indulged at the office when a pineapple upside down cake mysteriously appeared in the office kitchenette? And finally, alcohol! […]

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Let Your Kids Eat Dirt! Kids + Probiotics

Is it enough to just let the kids get dirty anymore, or is there more to their long term health? This isn’t the era of livestock in the backyard, not even the soil is the same.

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Crohn’s Disease Study: Gut Bacteria + Fungi involved

A recent study performed at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio has published results suggesting that bacterial and fungal interactions in the gut might predicate development of this disease.

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Vaginitis and Probiotics

Women don’t usually talk about it, but the struggle with returning vaginitis is real for many. Up to 30% of women ages 14-49 in the U.S. have some kind of vaginitis each year.

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Tailoring Diet and Probiotics to Treat Disease

Is there a role for individualized treatment through diet and probiotics to specifically modify the gut microbiota thereby treating disease?

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Probiotics for Healthy Kids

Yes! Probiotics are good bacteria that anyone can ingest to help restore balance in their gut, even kids.

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Second Brain Video

This video was produced by audible.com and describes in a simple way how our gut and brain are connected. Sometimes referred to as the second brain or downstairs brain, the gut and it’s microbes may affect not only our emotional well being but also promote pro-social behaviors that have been essential in the evolution of […]

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Probiotics may aid Weight Loss

Probiotics can play a role in kids health and well being when getting back-to-school. Kids in elementary, high school or college can all benefit.

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Probiotics and Weight Loss: A Perfect Pair

Probiotics can play a role in kids health and well being when getting back-to-school. Kids in elementary, high school or college can all benefit.

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Back-to-School: Probiotics and Health

Probiotics can play a role in kids health and well being when getting back-to-school. Kids in elementary, high school or college can all benefit.

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Gut Brain Axis Influences us from Birth

John Cryan of the University College, Cork is a neuroscientist with an eye for the “downstairs brain.” That is, the gut. His work looking at how the gut bacteria we harbor affects our brain and behavior is changing the way psychologists think about symptoms like anxiety, depression, stress response, chronic pain, autism, cognitive function and […]

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Oral Health and Probiotics

Do daily probiotics influence your oral health? The influence of probiotics on oral health is a broadening field of research, changing dental care.

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H2PRO™ News: Gut Microbes may Influence Hunger and Waistline

A new study indicates that gut bacteria are involved in a feedback loop that affects bodyweight in mice. We know that the types of bacteria in the gut of obese or diabetic people differ from people with a healthy weight. In this study a high fat diet given to the mice caused the gut bacteria […]

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Peanut-Butter Banana Probiotic Popsicles

Buy H2PRO™ Online Buy one box containing 10 packets. Order a Subscription for automatic monthly delivery of your box(es).  

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Healthy Hydration with
H2PRO™ Probiotics + Vitamins

What is better than Lemonade on a hot summer day? We all need to stay well hydrated  to maintain optimal health [1]. Staying hydrated if you have a heart condition or diabetes or if you are an endurance athlete is even more important. H2PRO™ offers a way to hydrate without sugar or artificial sweeteners that […]

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Research News: Microbiota Implicated in Multiple Sclerosis

A new study published in Scientific Reports finds that the gut microbiota of Multiple Sclerosis patients is distinctly different than the gut microbiota of healthy adults.

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Exercise like a PRO with H2PRO™ Probiotics

Exercise like a PRO. Probiotics may help athletes of all stripes optimize their workout.  While many studies show that probiotics can support gut health, the immune system and even the brain, research into exercise physiology and probiotics is still developing and remains a relatively “new” frontier. However, David Payne, an exercise physiologist at the Australian […]

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Probiotics, Prebiotics and Fiber

Fiber and probiotics go hand in hand.   Probiotics, or beneficial bacteria that infer a health benefit, are an important part of a healthy microbiome. Your microbiome includes all the microorganisms that live in your gut, on your skin and throughout your body.  Fiber, has long been known to improve health.  Hippocrates noted the laxative […]

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The Next Five Years

We take health pretty seriously at H2PRO™.  And so we’ve been looking at what the next five years of nutrition advice looks like from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).  Let’s check out what is new and maybe missing from these recommendations. What is missing from these recommendations? In a recent Washington Post article prominent […]

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H2PRO™ Recipe: A Probiotic Power Breakfast

Start your day with a powerful, probiotic breakfast. It is healthy and will keep you going all morning long. Love your guts daily. Kathy’s Most Delicious Power Breakfast 3/4 C cooked quinoa 1 packet H2PROTMBone & Joint Health Flavorless 1/3 C almond milk 1/4 C blueberries or any mix of fruit 2 T coconut 2 […]

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Video: Dr. Jonathan Eisen from U.C. Davis on the Microbiome

Dr. Jonathan Eisen studies microbes at the University of California Davis where he studies the ecology of microbial communities and how they evolve. His TED talk from 2012 is a great way to begin to think about this new frontier in medicine: the microbiome. He covers the many implications of studying the microbiome from infant […]

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H2PRO™ Recipe: ‘Arnold Palmer’

Try the H2PRO™ Arnold Palmer! We have a sweet, sugar-free, gluten-free, downright delicious recipe using our H2PRO™ Bone and Joint Lemonade Flavor.

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Recent Headlines Misinterpret Probiotics Study

Recent news headlines widely misinterpreted a new probiotics study from Danish researchers. Find some perspective at H2PRO.

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H2PRO Review

Dr. Baumgarten MD: Top Ten Reasons to Take Probiotics

Dr. Baumgarten M.D. has ten great reasons to take probiotics. As our founder, a medical doctor and nutritionist, he is uniquely qualified for this list.

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H2PRO Probiotics for Allergies

Probiotics May Pack a Punch to Seasonal Allergies

Doses of probiotics between 1 and 10 billion CFU have been shown in studies to be effective in helping ease allergy discomfort. In 2014, a study found that adults suffering from chronic hayfever, significant enough to consistently compromise their quality of life during grass pollen season and who took L. paracasei had an improved quality […]

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New Research: Gut-Brain Connection Implicated in MS

“What we eat influences the ability of bacteria in our gut to produce small molecules, some of which are capable of traveling all the way to the brain. This opens up an area that’s largely been unknown until now: how the gut controls brain inflammation.” said Francisco Quintana, an investigator in the Ann Romney Center […]

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New Study Looks at “Hygiene Hypothesis”

A new study in Cell looks at the Hygiene Hypothesis and how standard of living may effect our microbiome.The researchers say the study begins to shed light on how stimulation of the immune system in early life may be crucial to our “immune education” and when it goes wrong individuals may be set up for […]

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Gut Microbiota Stability and Probiotics

Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders of the California Dairy Research Foundation discusses why dietary gut microbes (probiotics) may improve the balance of your gut microbiota and lead to health benefits. She discusses recent studies regarding microflora populations in IBS patients given fermented dairy products. Source: California Dairy Research Foundation Buy H2PRO™ Online Buy one box containing […]

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Love Your Guts, On the Go!

What are your summer travel plans? The weather is warmer and folks are on the move. Travel with H2PRO™ and your whole family will benefit. Forty-five percent of Americans take a summer vacation resulting in 657 million trips annually between Memorial Day and Labor Day [1]. Many of these trips are to beaches or other […]

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Mind your Gaps: H2PRO™ has Vitamins!

Are you worried about the gaps? You know, your nutritional gaps. Things you might not get enough of in your already well-rounded diet? A supplement like H2PRO™ can help fill the gaps you are most concerned about by providing vitamins and probiotics to support a healthy body. H2PRO™ Bone and Joint Health is specifically formulated […]

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H2PRO Research: Allergies and your Gut

Researchers are looking at how different strains of probiotics may help modify allergic response in mice. As research moves forward probiotics researchers will look at the human responses to such strains and how they may modify our immune system responses.

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Our Microbiome Development: Microbes as Essential Parts of our Bodies

Your body is home to more microbes than there are stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.  Close to two pounds (1-3%) of your body weight is bacterial biomass!  We are learning that these microbes have evolved with us over eons and our health is dependent on a diverse, healthy microbiome. The foundation of our future […]

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Gut Flora Influences Autoimmune Diseases

Probiotics may help improve the symptoms of arthritis and other autoimmune diseases by altering our gut flora and decreasing inflammation. There is a connection between our microbiome and these autoimmune diseases, although some of the specifics are still being worked out in the laboratory. A wide breadth of research is beginning to unlock the mysteries […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis News: New Study Looks at Probiotics

The Journal of Neuroscience has published a study that indicates probiotics may aid rheumatoid arthritis symptoms by modifying the immune system’s connection to the brain.

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Don’t be Surprised if Your Family Doctor Recommends Probiotics

The January 2016 Issue of the Journal of Family Practice has published guidelines on the use of probiotics for gastrointestinal illnesses like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), antibiotic associated diarrhea and acute infectious diarrhea. The author’s recommendations include: The use of a combination probiotic to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms The use of probiotics containing Lactobaccilus […]

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Probiotics Studied for Mental Health and Acuity Implications

A University of Cork study found that a probiotic regimen improved anxiety and memory in a group of healthy men.

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Wildly Diverse Microbiomes

A vast microbiome, double our own, exists in the Yanomami people, who have been isolated in the Venezuelan Amazon for 11,000 years.

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Making Peace with Your Germs: Harvard Women’s Health Watch

Harvard Women’s Health Watch provides a clear summary of why the microbes in our bodies may play as big a role in our health as our body cells. Diet, exercise, environment and age can all affect the composition of our microbiome. We can take care of our microbes through diet, hygiene, responsible antibiotic use and […]

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Plan For Health: Love Your Guts, Love Your Bones with H2PRO™

Planning for your future health starts now.  Our daily choices have consequences for our future health.  The structural integrity of our bones is built over years, from the time we are young.  Make a daily choice for your bone and joint health with our new formula: H2PRO™ Bone and Joint. Women of all ages, especially […]

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Microbes of NY

This spoof on the characters in our gut is a great learning tool to share with your kids or watch yourself.

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Our Environment Shapes our Microbiome

Americans spend an estimated 92% of their time indoors, yet we know little about the diversity of microbes that exist in the built environment. This collection of microbes is influenced by where we live, whom we live with, and what we do, but it also can have an effect on us and our health. In […]

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H2PRO Probiotics for Allergies

Can Probiotics Help Prevent Cold and Flu?

Can probiotics help prevent cold and flu? Everyone hates having a cold.  It slows us down and makes us feel horrible: runny noses, scratchy throat, and that cough that won’t go away. Unfortunately, too many of us power through when what we really need is rest. So what if we prepared for cold and flu […]

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Snow Day Smoothie for Kids

Snow day? H2PRO DAY! Smoothies are for kids too. Our family has an ever changing array of fruit and vegetables in the house and so our smoothie recipe is an ‘off the cuff’ affair. This week we had a snow day smoothie.  Here’s how it went. Snow Day Smoothie Serves: 4-5 kids or a couple […]

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Optimizing Your Microbiome May Improve Bone Health

The research is beginning to accumulate.  Probiotics may help prevent conditions like osteoporosis by benefiting the immune system which in turn leads to increased bone density and volume. While probiotics therapy is not yet common, it may be in the future. In the meantime, probiotics are considered safe and may benefit your long term bone […]

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Probiotics are a ‘Weapon’ Against the Common Cold

Science Daily summarizes a study of stressed college students who benefited from probiotics supplementation. Students were supplemented with Lactobaccillus and Bifidobacterium strains (both found in H2PRO!) resulting in decreased incidence and duration of colds. The researchers conclude that supplementing with probiotics significantly improves quality of life during the cold season. Source: Science Daily Editors, Dan […]

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Sweet Berry Smoothie Recipe from Dr. Baumgarten

Dr. Baumgarten walks the talk daily by incorporating H2PRO into this diet through smoothies, on salads and in his water.  Check out this easy Berry Smoothie he put together.   A Simple Sweet Berry Smoothie with H2PRO   1 pkt H2PRO Immune Health Acai Berry 4 oz OJ 1 Frozen Banana 1/2 cupFrozen Mango 1/4 […]

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Probiotics Increase Bone Density and Mineral Content in Women

Probiotics increase the bioavailability of calcium and other micronutrients. This has implications for women’s health, whether young or old, but particulalry for women with osteoporosis or who are post-menopausal. Read a review of recent research in animal and human models indicating the potential benefits of probiotics on bone health.   Source: Scientific World Journal Kolsoom […]

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Sociable Chimps have a Richer Microbiome

A study in the journal Science Advances has shown that chimps microflora is more diverse when they spend more time together grooming, sharing food or mating. This diversity may protect them from infection and illness. Listen, it’ll only take a minute. Source: Scientific American By Karen Hopkin  

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H2PRO Research: Gut Microbiome and Rheumatoid Arthritis Related

Science is revealing that immune cells in the gut are capable of activating inflammatory cells in places like our joints. While researchers are still untangling the details it seems clear that our microbiome is connected to arthritis in some way. Could it be possible that future treatments for diseases like arthritis include probiotics? Read More… […]

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One month in: Ready to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolution?

One month in: Ready to Reboot Your New Year’s Resolution? If you made a resolution and you’re not sticking to it, it’s ok! We understand. It’s not easy, and you’re not alone. We’re one month into 2016, and research suggests that 33% of people who made a new year’s resolution ditched it by the end […]

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Emerging Research on use of Probiotics to Treat Intestinal Infections

Sometimes antibiotics throw off the delicate balance of our gastrointestinal microflora resulting in another kind of infection, Clostridium dificile infection (CDI). CDI affects up to half a million people each year. Typically treated with further rounds of antibiotics, researchers are now looking at how probiotics might rebuild the microflora of the intestinal tract, thereby fighting […]

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Unlocking Probiotic Mysteries

Nutritional Outlook provides a good summary of the current state of probiotics use, safety and research.  The article addresses how antibiotics and other characteristics of our western lifestyle affect our delicate microbiome, resulting in implications for many aspects of our health. Looking forward, there is much to learn about the mysteries of the microbiome. Source: […]

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Harvard Health Publication addresses treating constipation with probiotics.

Julie Corliss, executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter addresses the research on treating constipation with probiotics in a short summary of recent research on the topic.  A review from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that probiotics can cut “gut transit time”, increase BM frequency and helped soften stools.  In addition, they found […]

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Does our Microbiome Control Us or Do We Control It?

A new analysis reveals how mice—and perhaps humans—manipulate the bugs in their GI tracts. This is why we say: “Love Your Guts!” Source: Scientific American, Does our Microbiome Control Us or Do We Control It? – Scientific American

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How to know your BMs are healthy

Found this useful video on what your BMs can teach you about your digestive system. Mama Natural has a great attitude about discussing all things related to poop.  Here she addresses the three characteristics of our poop we need to pay attention to: Form, Frequency and Color.  

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H2PRO Review from the Full Helping

Review of H2PRO by The Full Helping

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NPR: Stomach Of Ancient Iceman Held Microbes Like Ours

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H2PRO / Constipation

Probiotics Improve Constipation in Healthy Adults

A new study has shown a significant improvement in defecation frequency with the use of a daily probiotic

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H2PRO Review

Thirsty Dudes Blog Gives H2PRO High Marks

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Love Your Guts Daily

Research is showing that the connection between our health and our gut flora is more complex than we imagined and that probiotics, or beneficial bacteria, can be an important science-based part of a daily health practice. Recent research suggests that there is brain-gut connection which can affect our mood and overall mental health. Probiotics have […]

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Prozac In The Yogurt Aisle: Can ‘Good’ Bacteria Chill Us Out?

NPR reports on the mental health benefits of probiotics.

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New York Times Magazine: Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

Given the extent to which bacteria are now understood to influence human physiology, it is hardly surprising that scientists have turned their attention to how bacteria might affect the brain. Micro-organisms in our gut secrete a profound number of chemicals, and researchers like Lyte have found that among those chemicals are the same substances used […]

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H2PRO Probiotics for Allergies

Probiotic Supplements and Seasonal Allergy Relief

If you’re one of the 50 million Americans [1] suffering from seasonal allergies, relief could be as close as a probiotic supplement program.

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Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to make a simple change to your diet and watch the pounds melt away? Fad diets and restrictive cleanses don’t work in the long run, but new scientific research is showing that tending to your microbiome with probiotics can assist with healthy, long-term weight loss. What is a Microbiome Anyway? Deep […]

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Ruining Your Microbiome?

Artificial sweeteners have been long been touted as an easy weight loss tool. Experts once believed that replacing sugar with aspartame was a simple swap to aid in weight loss and stave off diabetes. New research reveals that artificial sweeteners can do more harm than good. What’s Wrong with Fake Sweeteners? The health effects of […]

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Hydrate Your Health with this H2PRO™ Giveaway

Does your immune system need a boost this winter? H2PRO Immune Health, a revolutionary probiotic and vitamin powder, has everything you need to stay healthy and hydrated—and we’d love to share some with you! We want to give one lucky winner a month’s supply of this powerful daily formula, on us! The winner will receive […]

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Getting to Know H2PRO: Probiotics and Women’s Health

Board certified family physician and H2PRO™ creator Dr. Alan S. Baumgarten is passionate about probiotics, and he thinks trying them will make you feel the same. The world seems to be catching on to the gastrointestinal benefits of regularly taking probiotics, but did you know they also are quickly becoming a staple for women’s health? […]

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Probiotics on the Go: Benefits of Taking Probiotics When Traveling

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Choosing Probiotics that Survive Your Digestive System

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Beat the Bloat: Can Probiotics Improve Your IBS Symptoms?

If you are one of the many people struggling with irritable bowel syndrome, it may be hard to imagine living the healthy, symptom-free lifestyle you desire. IBS is a challenge, but not one that can’t be treated. By adding probiotics to your daily action plan, you can help balance the flora in your GI tract […]

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Immunity-Boosting Pearfectly Probiotic Smoothie

By now we’re sure you’ve learned about all of the great health benefits of probiotics. The next step is getting creative with your probiotics and finding ways to make sure you’re getting your daily dose—something we’re excited to help you with! Smoothies are a morning staple for many people, loved for their variability, convenience, and […]

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Got Cravings? Blame Your Gut

Before you reach for that mid-afternoon muffin, consider the fact that your cravings for particular foods may be linked to the flora in your gut. A recent study suggests that the microbial content of our digestive system may be responsible for the yearning we feel for certain foods. The number of bacterial cells in our […]

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Welcome to the new H2PRO Website!

After spending the past three years developing H2PRO, we are so excited to finally have the opportunity to share our product with the world! Probiotics may be tiny, but the difference they have made in the lives of Dr. Baumgarten’s patients are enormous and we want you to experience the same thing. So check out our […]

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