Healthy Gut, Healthy Mind

Could the microbes in your gut be affecting more than your digestion? According to a recent study at UCLA the answer is yes. The researchers have shown that beneficial bacteria in food, also known as probiotics, can impact brain function. The study used functional MRI (fMRI) to show that women who regularly consumed probiotic-containing yogurt showed altered activity […]


A Thanksgiving Digestive Survival Guide

We all know that Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends. But it’s no secret that the real focus of the last Thursday in November’s festivities is food. Though overdoing it may be easy to achieve this holiday season, some may be dreading dinnertime in fear of a digestive nightmare. 


Can probiotics help you get lean?

With recent research suggesting a link between obesity and the overuse of antibiotics, we thought it might be a fitting time to discuss probiotics.  When we take antibiotics, we alter our community of healthy intestinal bacteria.  It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in our bodies out number our human cells by a […]