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Should I Take Probiotics on an Empty Stomach, Between Meals or With Meals?

Because there is a lot of confusion concerning this subject and even many practitioners still recommend taking probiotics on an empty stomach, let’s try to find out what is the best time of the day to ingest them.

Since we know that the more acidic the stomach is the more harmful it can be for the probiotic bacteria, the answer to the above question is very simple – we should take probiotics when the stomach is less acidic. Read more

Shocking Probiotic Count of Raw Sauerkraut

Raw home-made sauerkraut was analysed in the lab and it was found that in just a cup of it there were literally about ten trillion probiotic bacteria! That means a half cup of home fermented raw sauerkraut contains more probiotics than a whole bottle of the best and very expensive probiotic supplement! Read more

Simethicone Less Effective Than Placebo for Infant Colic!

Simethicone Less Effective Than Placebo for Infant Colic!

Although scientific studies repeatedly proved simethicone is less effective than placebo the website promoting products containing simeticone claims they are “Britain’s number 1 infant colic remedy” and that it is supposed to be “clinically proven to significantly reduce the frequency and severity of crying attacks associated with colic.” Read more

Probiotic Bacteria – Best Remedy for Infant Colic and Eczema

Written by Slawomir (“Swavak”) Gromadzki, MPH

Probiotic Bacteria – Best Remedy for Infant Colic and Eczema

The microbiota is truly a fascinating feature of the human body including also infants and children. It influences their immune system, digestion and absorption. There are also some very complex interactions between nutrition, digestion and our microbiota that will influence the brain development, the immune system, and optimal growth of infants and children. Read more