They're surprisingly easy, and delicious.
As the UK weather sees a major drop in temperature, the chance of individuals catching a cold or flu increases. People are urged to get the flu vaccination at their local GP surgery or local pharmacy to keep the winter virus at bay
If you, like many readers of us, are working on improving your gut health or just want to give your immune system a helping hand in this cold weather then it's likely that probiotics are already on your radar.
Friendly bacteria can act as a stress buster and improve mental health, research has shown. A study of 22 healthy men found
Fermented foods such as sauerkraut and yoghurt are rich sources of probiotics and prebiotics, compounds that the beneficial flora in our digestive tract feed from and thrive. They also play an important role in detoxification.
Regularly eating probiotics found in yoghurt or food supplements, may help lower blood pressure. Live bacteria and yeasts
There is often more than one cause of an individual's IBS and these can vary from person to person. Many IBS sufferers also tend to have a range of symptoms that do not appear to come from the bowel, but can be related to other symptoms such as headaches, backache, insomnia, tiredness and muscle pain.
'Cultured Food for life - How to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness' by Donna Schwenk has been published by Hay House. It knocks on its head the understanding that pickles can be bad for us and that only raw and fresh is ever good when it comes to our veggies
The results of a new Cedars-Sinai study suggest that an overgrowth of bacteria in the gut has been 'definitively linked' to
When scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology began their research into the link between probiotics and obesity