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.
Read more

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.

Read more

what are probiotics?

Caroline Beckman

Probiotics are connected to a plethora of health benefits, but what are they and what do they actually do?

In this article, we’ll answer that question along with why they’re so important.

 

Read more

how to improve digestion

Caroline Beckman

The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can't digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs.

And while we can't control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat. Shilpa Ravella shares the best foods for a healthy gut.

Read more