Can you treat food allergies with probiotics? Turns out, you can by: Arsenio Toledo for Natural News According to the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) organization, around 32 million Americans – one in 10 adults and one in 13 children – suffer from food allergies. Worse yet, around 200,000 people each year require emergency medical care due to allergic reactions to food. FARE rightfully categorizes this as a “food epidemic,” especially since the prevalence of food allergies among children has increased by over 50 percent in the last two decades. Fortunately, one study…READ MORE
Probiotics Help Prevent Cognitive Decline
Probiotics Help Prevent Cognitive Decline by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola As your “second brain,” the state of your gut has been shown to play an important role in your neurological health. Importantly, studies have shown probiotics (beneficial bacteria) can help decrease pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), including amyloid plaques and tangles.1 One of the most impressive of these studies2 was published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience in 2016. Sixty elderly patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s received either a placebo or a probiotic milk product containing Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Bifidobacterium bifidum…READ MORE
Cocktail Of Probiotics May Prevent And Reverse Food Allergies In Children, Study Finds
Cocktail Of Probiotics May Prevent And Reverse Food Allergies In Children, Study Finds from Natural Blaze Study finds altered gut microbiota in infants with food allergy; oral therapy to replenish bacteria prevented food allergy and suppressed established disease in mice Every three minutes, a food-related allergic reaction sends someone to the emergency room in the U.S. Currently, the only way to prevent a reaction is for people with food allergies to completely avoid the food to which they are allergic. Researchers are actively seeking new treatments to prevent or reverse…READ MORE
Make your own probiotic-rich foods for under $5!
Make your own probiotic-rich foods for under $5! by Erin Elizabeth – Health Nut News Did you know that records of fermented cabbage date back 6,000 years ago in China? Or that in 50 BCE Rome, sauerkraut was said to aid in digestion (among other things)? There are even references in the Bible about fermented food. The process of fermentation might have been developed in order to preserve food through harsh winters but it does so much more! “…it increases vitamin content by making nutrients more digestible and bio-available, provides live, active…READ MORE