August 12, 2014
probiotic supplements for women
What Are The 4 Essential Supplements for Women?

Calcium   Why You Need It: Everyone knows calcium builds strong bones, but this mineral is also crucial for other functions, such as transmitting nerve signals.Women ages 19 to 50 need 1,000 milligrams per day. Figure out how much you get from food and drink, and supplement the rest. Daily Dose: Women ages 19 to 50 […]

August 11, 2014
About Probiotics. Eating foods or taking supplements?
What You Should Know About Probiotics | CHFA

About Probiotics: What it is and what it does How human are you? One hundred per cent?  Ninety-two per cent?  If it’s a numbers game, you had better think again! It’s estimated that we have 100 trillion bacterial cells living in our intestines, outnumbering our human cells 10 to 1.  We have an interconnected relationship […]

August 9, 2014
Probiotics for Athletes
Probiotics Boost Infection Protection in Athletes

A New Zealand study conducted with professional rugby players sheds insights for ways to enhance infection protection in athletes. Brylee A. Haywood, from the University of Otago (New Zealand), and colleagues enrolled 30 rugby union players in a study where each subject received either a probiotic supplement (3 billion CFUs/day), or placebo, for four weeks. […]

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