• How Diet Can Better Your Sleep

    Better sleep hygiene is on top of many people’s list. Here we can talk about a few eating “tricks” that can get you to have more zzzs. A diet high in fiber and low in both saturated fats and sugar can help you drift off faster and get as many as two more hours of sleep. Research has shown that fa... View Post
  • Gut-Brain Connection and Probiotics

    Gut is also known as “the second brain.” Because scientists have found an enteric nervous system inside of this organ. It contains more than 100 million nerve cells, running from esophagus to rectum. When you feel “butterflies in your stomach” when feeling nervous, or “go with your gut” when maki... View Post
  • Potential Probiotic Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Researcher have found from their animal models of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that intestinal microflora is crucial in the development of chronic gut inflammation. Specifically, two groups of genetically modified animals were raised in two different environments: one group was raised in a ge... View Post