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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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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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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 […]