The return of the space veggies.
Results are promising, but keep in mind that the benefits of probiotics are oversold and exaggerated.
Many of the alleged benefits of probiotics have not been proven, but scientists are finding some promise.
Researchers suggest these findings need to be considered when updating guidelines for pregnant women.
It’s one of the few major trials that actually reported success.
There’s little evidence probiotics helps you medically.
Chronic inflammation of the colon has been recognized as a leading factor contributing to senescence and age-related diseases. Previously, scientists identified polyamines (PAs) levels, which are aliphatic low- molecular compounds, as being linked with systemic inflammation. The more PAs you have, the healthier your gut. But as we age, PAs levels fall and intestinal barrier dysfunction may occur. To test how significant is this contribution, researchers from Japan fed mice with probiotic supplements than compared them to a control. They found the mice lived longer, suggesting “ingestion of specific probiotics may be an easy approach for improving intestinal health and increasing lifespan.”
An estimate 20% of Americans use some of form of psychotropic medication, amounting to a $34 billion industry. Desperate to ease their problems away with one magic pill, people are flocking in pharmacies to take their regular hits of Prozac, Valium or Vicodin. In the future, however, a new class of drugs may enter the market – drugs that are