probiotics

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity

An interview with digestive health expert Dr. Sara Celik By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Sara Celik, ND, HMC, BHSc is a Naturopathic Doctor and Homeopathic Master Clinician with over 15 years of experience. With her extensive clinical and educational background, she is a sought-after national authority on natural health. Recently I had the opportunity to ask [...]

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity 2018-02-15T15:52:49+00:00

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six books. The most recent is Three Brains: How the Heart, Brain and [...]

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head! 2017-06-22T14:35:41+00:00

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline is [...]

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut 2018-02-15T15:52:53+00:00

Probiotics improve eczema in kids

Eczema is a form of allergic dermatitis that causes the skin — usually on the face, elbows and back of knees — to thicken and become inflamed, scaly and itchy. This reaction may be due to synthetic materials, scented perfumes or soaps. Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary form of eczema that affects infants and young [...]

Probiotics improve eczema in kids 2015-09-09T13:49:26+00:00

Probiotics help tackle gingivitis

Swiss researchers from Malmo University report that probiotics could be effective in the treatment of gingivitis (a mild form of gum disease that causes inflammation and bleeding). They performed a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study on patients with moderate to severe gingivitis over a two-week period. Twenty patients were given one of two different Lactobacillus reuteri [...]

Probiotics help tackle gingivitis 2015-09-09T13:49:27+00:00

Easing Eczema: Top three therapies

Eczema is the most common form of dermatitis, a term which literally means “inflamed skin.” The condition can affect people young and old and encompasses a number of red, itchy skin conditions. Eczema may look like a dry, scaly rash or weepy, oozing blisters. It is often triggered by an allergy to food, pollen, animal [...]

Easing Eczema: Top three therapies 2018-02-15T15:53:05+00:00

Hope for Colitis: Researchers say probiotics may dramatically reduce symptoms

A type of 'friendly bacteria' may be a key treatment to manage of one of the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease - ulcerative colitis. Results from a four-week patient trial led by Professor George Macfarlane showed that many of the patients' symptoms were dramatically reduced to near normal levels. Ulcerative colitis is an [...]

Hope for Colitis: Researchers say probiotics may dramatically reduce symptoms 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

Say goodbye to yeast infections

Vaginal yeast infections are among the most common reasons women seek medical attention. Properly termed candidal vaginitis, the condition is caused by an overgrowth of a species of fungus called candida albicans in and around the genitals. (While men can and do have genital yeast infections, it is far more common and troublesome in women.) [...]

Say goodbye to yeast infections 2018-02-15T15:53:18+00:00

Fighting Superbugs: Study looks at power of probiotics

Can probiotics reduce infections in intensive-care hospital patients? This is the focus of a new clinical study at the Medical College of Georgia. Probiotics are the so-called “good bacteria” that help keep the intestinal tract and immune system healthy. They include Lactobacillus acidophilus, found naturally in live-culture yogurt and kefir, and in capsules at health [...]

Fighting Superbugs: Study looks at power of probiotics 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

Skin Sense: Probiotics may be answer to eczema

Eczema is the most common form of dermatitis, a term which literally means “inflamed skin.” The condition can affect people young and old and encompasses a number of red, itchy skin conditions. Eczema may look like a dry, scaly rash or weepy, oozing blisters. Recent studies suggest that probiotic supplements containing “beneficial” bacteria might be [...]

Skin Sense: Probiotics may be answer to eczema 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

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