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Common Questions About Probiotics Answered

Common Questions About Probiotics Answered

What Are Probiotics?

Commonly known as living bacteria that inhabit our digestive system, “probiotic” literally means promotion of microorganism grown. 

Probiotics and probiotic supplements can include bacteria, bacterial spores, or fungi (yeast).


Different Probiotic Strains Have Different Effect’s: Let’s Take A Look At Some of Them

Different Probiotic Strains Have Different Effect’s: Let’s Take A Look At Some of Them

A glance at Lacto and Bifido Strain Benefits: Lactobacillus acidophilus – Maintains integrity of intestinal walls. Lactobacillus fermentum – Helps neutralize toxic products made during digestion, promotes a healthy balance of bacteria in the gut. Lactobacillus rhamnosus – The “travel probiotic“- found to be effective in reducing occurrences of traveler’s diarrhea. Bifidobacteria bifidum – Promotes healthy digestion in both small and large intestines; especially helpful for proper digestion of dairy. Bifidobacteria longum – Helps crowd out bad bacteria, helps neutralize everyday toxins in the gut, breaks down carbohydrates without producing excess gas. Saccharomyces boulardii: a non-pathogenic, transient (non-colonising) yeast, originally...


A Dry Face vs. A Damp Face

A Dry Face vs. A Damp Face

A dry face slows the absorption of skin care products and provides a more controlled application of powerful active ingredients for those with sensitive skin. Great for using AHA’s and BHA’s. A damp face (not sopping wet) helps products absorb better and quicker into the skin delivering active ingredients and helping to prevent moisture loss. Apply toner, serum, and then moisturizer directly after shower to prevent transepidermal water loss and seal in moisture. 


Guarana | Ingredient Highlight

Guarana | Ingredient Highlight

Guarana is a Brazilian plant that contains:

Antioxidants such as caffeine, catechizes, theobromine, and theophylline combat free radicals, which reduce skin aging as well as skin damage.⠀


Did you know that we have more bacterial cells in the body than we do human cells? 100 Trillion Bacterial Cells vs. 37.2 Trillion Human Cells!

Did you know that we have more bacterial cells in the body than we do human cells? 100 Trillion Bacterial Cells vs. 37.2 Trillion Human Cells!

I usually say it to my clients this way: There is only so much space in the gut, and if something overgrows, it will throw the gut off balance. We need to crowd out the bad bacteria with the good. We never want to go in with just the intent of killing pathogenic bacteria, as a lot of times this winds up wiping out your entire microbiome, the bad and the good bacteria, which is a huge and essential part of your immune system. Don’t use things like oregano oil, which is very harsh and wipes out the good with...

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