Here’s how fad-diets mess with your gut and cause you to regain weight

Have you ever lost weight on a diet only to gain it all back once the diet ends? If so, you’re not alone. Regaining lost weight, also known as weight-cycling or the yo-yo diet effect, is a common occurrence

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Spore-Forming Probiotics Combat Leaky Gut

Here at Liberty Bion we’re always on the lookout for interesting scientific research that describes the performance of probiotics to improve human health. Recently we came across an article entitled

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Top 10 Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

If you suffer from Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 3-25% of the general population has IBS. That’s between 10 to 80 million people in the U.S. alone!

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The Natural Benefit of Soil-Based Organisms

Long before the mass use of pesticides and well before pathogens from livestock runoffs contaminated our fruits and vegetables, our ancestors were frequently exposed to a healthy dose of soil with each

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How do Probiotics Stack Up Against Allergies?

I’ll get right to the point… probiotics do not consistently perform well against allergic diseases such as asthma, eczema, rhinoconjunctivitis (itchy eyes) and allergic rhinitis (i.e., stuffy

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Top 10 Best Probiotics for the Common Cold

Upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold can cause fever, cough and headaches. It’s one of the most common reasons for doctor visits and often results in the inappropriate prescription

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Top 10 Best Probiotic Strains to Combat Infectious Diarrhea

Let’s face it, no one looks forward to a bout of infectious diarrhea, yet we’ve all faced it. Diarrhea is defined by the World Health Organization as three or more loose or watery stools in a 24-hour

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Psychobiotics: Potential new mental health treatments that leverage the gut microbiota

Approximately 1 in 10 Americans suffer from depression and as many as 80% of us do not seek help. Perhaps we don’t seek help because most of us consider depression and other mood dysfunction as something

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