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Why taking probiotics regularly preps your immune system
Why taking probiotics regularly preps your immune system

By Rose Myint on Nov 16, 2020

Taking probiotics regularly helps build up an "army" of healthy bacteria in your GI tract and keeps the bad bacteria in check so they do not take over. The healthy bacteria stay in control by lessening the amount of food and space that the dangerous bacteria get access to.

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The Anti-Aging Probiotic, The Science Behind L. bulgaricus
The Anti-Aging Probiotic, The Science Behind L. bulgaricus

By Rose Myint on Nov 04, 2020

Yogurt can work for some but, for those who are lactose intolerant or prefer a dairy-free option, Doctor's Biome provides the benefits of L. bulgaricus without having to consume unnecessary added sugars and calories that is present in most readily available yogurt.

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The Anti-Bloating Probiotic, The Science Behind B. infantis
The Anti-Bloating Probiotic, The Science Behind B. infantis

By Rose Myint on Oct 29, 2020

Even if you are not currently suffering from GI condition like IBS taking probiotics containing B. infantis on a daily basis is important to replenish the healthy bacteria in your gut. As you age, the number of bacteria in your body typically declines. This can result from diet, stress, antibiotic use, health conditions, and other causes.

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The Universal Probiotic, The Science Behind L. reuteri
The Universal Probiotic, The Science Behind L. reuteri

By Rose Myint on Oct 22, 2020

L. reuteri is "universal" because it is naturally found in the intestines of humans, as well as a diverse number of animals such as sheep, chickens, rodents, and pigs. It is one of the most ubiquitous strains of the mammalian gut microbiota, which suggests its importance in maintaining healthy digestive function.

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Why probiotics can help improve your sleep quality
Why probiotics can help improve your sleep quality

By Rose Myint on Sep 29, 2020

Gut health has often been linked to overall health and well-being on a broader scale but a recent study explores the specific relationship between our gut microbiome and sleeping patterns. 

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Why synbiotics are important?
Why synbiotics are important?

By Rose Myint on Sep 14, 2020

A synbiotic is a combination of active, living cultures of healthy bacteria (probiotics) and types of dietary fiber that feed these healthy bacteria in your gut (prebiotics).

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Research Study Finds Doctor's Biome Completely Inhibits C. diff
Research Study Finds Doctor's Biome Completely Inhibits C. diff

By Rose Myint on Sep 10, 2020

The study suggests that the unique blend of probiotics and prebiotics in Doctor's Biome have functioned in a complementary, additive and possibly synergistic way to completely inhibit growth of C. diff.  One of the most important bioactive compounds released was lactic acid, which creates the optimal environment for the probiotics to flourish and unfavorable for C. diff, the harmful bacteria to grow. Lactic acid lowers the pH, which increases the acidity similar to the harsh environment of the digestive system.

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The Multifunctional Probiotic, The Science Behind B. longum
The Multifunctional Probiotic, The Science Behind B. longum

By Rose Myint on Jul 28, 2020

Bifidobacterium longum or B. longum is 1 of 32 species that belongs to the genus Bifidobacterium able to digest dietary fiber, help prevent infection and produce vitamins.

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The Intestinal Health Probiotic, The Science Behind B. bifidum
The Intestinal Health Probiotic, The Science Behind B. bifidum

By Rose Myint on Jul 14, 2020

Bifidobacterium bifidum or B. bifidum belongs to a bacteria group that is naturally found in the intestines and stomach. This probiotic has been extensively studied and may be able to help with a number of gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

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Probiotic Myths vs. Truths
Probiotic Myths vs. Truths

By Rose Myint on Jul 06, 2020

What's important to understand is that not all probiotics are created equal. Typical store-bought probiotics in capsule, tablet, or powder form do not guarantee any active cultures of probiotics and in order for probiotics to be effective they must be alive and be able to survive the harsh acidity of the digestive system.

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The Weight Loss Probiotic, The Science Behind L. gasseri
The Weight Loss Probiotic, The Science Behind L. gasseri

By Rose Myint on Jun 12, 2020

L. gasseri has also been shown in studies to help with weight loss, especially in obese adults. In a 2013 study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, 210 obese adults were given either milk enriched with Lactobacillus gasseri or a placebo milk. After 12 weeks, the Lactobacillus group experienced an 8.5% reduction in abdominal fat compared to the placebo group.

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The Mood Boosting Probiotic, The Science Behind L. brevis
The Mood Boosting Probiotic, The Science Behind L. brevis

By Rose Myint on Jun 02, 2020

Lactobacillus brevis or L. brevis belongs to the lactic acid bacteria family. In addition to improving gut health, L. brevis is also linked to having a positive effect on your mood.

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