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Fecal transplants, probiotics and the microbiome: What you need to know

The human body is host to an ecosystem of microorganisms living most prominently within our digestive tract, which many people know as the microbiome. While most of these microbes are harmless or even helpful to us, an imbalance within this complex community has been linked to conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and… Read More »

Can probiotics cause side effects?

Probiotics are healthful strains of live bacteria and yeast. Taking probiotics can provide a range of benefits, but it can also cause side effects. In this article, we discuss what probiotics are, how they promote health, and how to take them safely. What are probiotics? Sauerkraut contains probiotics, which play an important role in digestion… Read More »