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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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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 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 […]