probiotics vs. prebiotics

Caroline Beckman

You’ve heard all about probiotics. Probiotics are the living bacteria in your gut that have been shown to provide a health benefit like supporting your immune system, aiding in digestive health, supporting a healthy metabolism and potentially a number of others. 
But here's what you may not know...

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6 ways to take control of your health

Caroline Beckman
Through the lens of Lifestyle Medicine you will learn in this article evidence-based approaches to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones.
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how to read a probiotic label

Caroline Beckman

Walking down the aisle of supplements is enough to make anyone’s head spin, and when it comes to your healthy habits, you want to make informed choices in a calm and confident manner.
It’s my task in this “how to” piece to empower you to better understand key terms shown on probiotic labels so you can differentiate qualities across different products. You will learn the significance of milligrams vs. CFU, and the importance of noting full names of bacterial strains and guaranteed CFU counts.

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