By now, you’re probably familiar with probiotics. You can find these gut-supporting strains of bacteria and yeast in everyday foods, or you can get them through supplement. However you take them, probiotics have been linked to better digestive health, among other things. But did you know that there are different kinds of probiotics? Here, we take a look at the three main types of probiotics and the benefits and challenges of each.
Add these ingredients to your weekly rotation for mental clarity and sharpness
You know the feeling: Staring at your computer screen, flipping back and forth between Facebook, email, and that thing you’re supposed to be working on… but not getting much work done at all. Brain fog can really put a kink in your day, or even your entire week.
Tens of trillions of tiny organisms reside in your digestive tract, calling the warm and nourishing environment of your microbiome “home.” They affect everything from your digestion to your sleep to your skin and your mood. In essence, by taking good care of your gut microbiome, you take good care of the rest of your body.
Many of us are on a mission to reduce our use of over-the-counter and pharmaceutical drugs in favor of more natural solutions. If you fall into this category, you already know that it isn’t easy.
You try to eat organic as often as you can—we’re right there with you. One of the reasons, no doubt, is to avoid pesticides and herbicides.