BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #5 and #6

BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #5 and #6

Intro… Myth #5: A probiotic should be enteric coated or in a special capsule. This is simply marketing. While enteric-coating capsules can certainly improve the chances that they’ll survive through stomach acid and make it into the small intestines, the...
BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #3 and #4

BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #3 and #4

Last week for Myth Monday, we shared myths #1 and #2 about probiotics. This week, we’re expanding to our list. Read on for Probiotic Myths #3 and #4! Myth #3 You need a probiotic with at least 15 different strains Absolutely false. Most probiotic studies are...
BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #1 and #2

BUSTED! Probiotic Myths #1 and #2

Probiotics are everywhere nowadays. And it understandable why–one of the most important discoveries of our generation is the human microbiome, a network of trillions of bacteria that are contained within our body. And this network of bacteria within our body is...