Archive for the ‘Probiotics’ Category

Probiotics May Benefit Obese People

Posted on March 11th, 2011 by admin  |  No Comments »

Obesity has become a global problem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in three adults is overweight and one in 10 is obese. The United States ranks as the world’s third fattest country (after American Samoa and Kiribati), based on WHO national health surveys compiled between 2000 and 2008. Health experts blame the […]

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Gluten-Free Diet More than Just a Trend

Posted on October 1st, 2010 by admin  |  No Comments »

The gluten-free diet is gaining popularity and getting more publicity nowadays. More restaurants and caterers are offering gluten-free meals. Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials featured a gluten-free wedding cake as the former first daughter was said to have gluten intolerance. While dieters may think that going gluten-free is just another food trend or diet fad, the truth […]

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Fight Celiac Disease with Probiotics and the No-Grain Diet

Posted on June 16th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder that attacks the small intestine when a person consumes gluten — a protein found in grains like barley, rye, and wheat. Data from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center show that an average of 1 out of every 133 otherwise healthy people in the United States suffer […]

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