Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tag: immune system

This article discusses the many benefits of good bacteria and how probiotics protect against infections.  In an world of ever-growing antibiotic resistance, probiotics offer us new hope in the fight against infectious diseases! Learn More: What are Probiotics? Benefits, Dangers, and Sources If you typically think of probiotics as just being beneficial...
The various probiotics benefits are much-publicized these days.  Because of this, probiotic products are taking the health and medical communities by storm.  In fact, 3.9 million US adults have reported using probiotics.  It's only fitting we explore the science behind it and sort fact from fiction.  ...
The unpleasant consequences of aging have inspired a host of research, much of which has looked into the mechanisms behind aging, though some has ventured into potential ways to physically slow aging as well. Is it Really Possible to Slow Aging? Aging is both an unfortunate and inevitable aspect of life....
Probiotic bacteria might be about to get yet another feather in their health-promoting-cap: saving your baby from deadly sepsis. What is Sepsis? One of the most dreaded complications of an infection, sepsis is a serious, life-threatening condition.  It occurs when the immune system floods the body with damaging, inflammatory chemicals.  Without proper...
The other day you went out to dinner with some friends.  Or your extended family.  Or your co-workers.  You were all eating, drinking, chatting and having a good time, when all of the sudden you glanced around the table and realized -- I’m like the only one eating meat! That...
What are the most common leaky gut symptoms?  What danger signs do you think of when you hear the phrase leaky gut? If you’re anything like me, your brain goes instantly to bathroom-related symptoms.  Honestly, with just one bathroom symptom.  You know.  The leaky one. Disclosure – This post contains affiliate...
Poor gut health has been linked to poor immune function. In this article, we investigate the science behind this notion. Let's get started. Did you know your body contains more microbial cells than human cells?  Yep.  Your own body cells are outnumbered around 1:3 by micro-organisms.  The vast majority of these...
Inflammation is one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms. It occurs in response to either injury or the invasion of foreign matter. Characterized by redness and swelling, inflammation describes increased blood flow and fluid distribution to the site of injury.  This happens in an attempt to flush the area with...

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