Probiotics

Top 5 Probiotic Rich Foods

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When you think of probiotics and if you are like most people, the first food that comes to mind is probably yogurt. Consuming yogurt is a great start but most only contain 1 or 2 strains of beneficial bacteria and for optimum health you require a range of bacterial strains. To ensure you are receiving all […]

Beautiful, Beneficial Bugs by Desiree Nielsen, BSc RD

Desiree

This month we’re all about probiotics—so we wanted to speak to a bug-expert, of sorts, about how probiotics can support optimal health and what you need to know about finding a good quality supplement. Desiree Nielsen is a registered dietitian in private practice in Vancouver, and Education Specialist for Bio-K+, a family owned, Canadian manufacturer […]

Could Our Gut Bacteria Be Tipping the Bathroom Scale?

Bacteria

According to two brand new studies, our intestinal microflora (yes, that’s right, those little critters in our guts), could play a major role in weight loss and weight gain. And importantly, this science may have huge implications for better, more effective ways to lose weight! Here’s what the science is saying, and our team’s take […]