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Multiple Sclerosis and Probiotics

Interactive Health Clinic’s Dr Brian Orr describes the recent results of a study about how probiotics might be used to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Influence Of Probiotics on Multiple Sclerosis Last February of 2017, I heard an interesting presentation at The Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) forum. It was the results of a pilot study […]

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Probiotics for Alzheimers

In this month’s video, Dr. Brian Orr talks about Alzheimer’s disease and probiotics. Can Probiotics Change Your Brain? A recent paper in Scientific Reports got my attention. It provides strong and detailed evidence for the use of probiotics to induce multiple changes in the diseased brains of mice with Alzheimer’s (AD). These probiotic-induced changes appear to […]

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What are Fermented Foods all about?

Fermentation is the process of converting carbohydrates into alcohol and carbon dioxide or organic acids, using yeasts, bacteria or a combination. The science of fermentation is known as Zymology. Fermentation is used to produce alcoholic beverages and is also used in the preservation techniques of foods.   Food fermentation has been said to serve five […]

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What is Kombucha Tea?

Kombucha is a fermented beverage consumed by many cultures throughout the world. It has become more popular in the US over the last few years as alternative health care has become more popular. It is possible to make your own kombucha at home, but unless you really know and understand what you are doing it […]

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What is the difference between Probiotics and Prebiotics?

As mentioned in the previous article, PRObiotics are beneficial microorganisms that contribute to a healthy intestinal tract and digestion, while PREbiotics are the food sources which support the growth of these favorable bacteria. By colonizing the digestive tract of mammals, probiotic bacteria provide many beneficial effects to the host, including stimulation of the immune system and synthesis of vitamins such […]

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