IBS, leaky gut syndrome, and mood disorders are just some of the conditions probiotics may help treat.
Not all probiotics — or gut microbiomes — are created equal. Here's how to find the right probiotic for you.
Even if you eat a high-quality diet, you might want to supplement with a probiotic. Here's why.
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements, but here are some tips to suss out a quality probiotic.
Why are probiotics so popular? Are all supplements equally effective? Can I get enough friendly bacteria from food? Health experts address these and other common questions.
Why all those microorganisms — collectively known as the microbiome — play a critical role in supporting your health.
Endurance training may alter our microbiome for good, according to a recent study.
Our expert weighs in on the health benefits of drinking celery juice.
A new study finds that feeding newborns beneficial bacteria reduces their risk of death from a common infection.
New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.
Long underappreciated, resistant starch is a friendly carb component that delivers healthy microbial balance and weight-loss support.
A new study shows that exercise, along with a diverse diet that includes protein, can help the body's multifaceted microbiome thrive.
Our bodies are haunted by millions of microbes, many of which are essential to our health. Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl discusses how fermented foods help keep those mysterious little critters happy.
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