Posts Tagged ‘probiotics’

Magical Measures from BMJ to Prevent COVID-19

April 22, 2021 — Call us quaint. But we believe medical journals should publish research grounded in facts and evidence. Not speculation. Especially in the midst of a pandemic that has taken the lives of more than three million people around the world. BMJ, though, has a different approach. This week the BMJ group has a paper promoting magical […]

From Microbiome Research to Probiotics for Obesity

February 2, 2014 — It’s early days yet, but effective probiotics for obesity might just emerge from the intense research interest in the microbiome — the microbes that live in our bodies and vastly outnumber our own cells. A placebo-controlled study recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition found a formulation of Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LPR) could help women with […]

Benefits of Chocolate: Check Your Gut

March 17, 2013 — Chocolate’s benefits may extend beyond mere pleasure. A number of recent studies have looked at the prebiotic effects of chocolate or cocoa in the guts of laboratory rats and humans. Chocolate or cocoa appears to be a prebiotic that is rich in polyphenols, among other substances. A prebiotic is a food ingredient that promotes healthy bacteria in […]