Probiotics benefits

Probiotics benefits

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms (often bacteria) that are thought to have a positive effect on the health of the host organism (i.e. our bodies) and, in particular, digestive tract health. They are more commonly referred to as “friendly...
Antibiotics and digestive problems

Antibiotics and digestive problems

Effects of antibiotic use on the digestive system Antibiotic resistance is perhaps the most well-known side effect of long-term use of antibiotics – a type of drug resistance, where a micro-organism can eventually withstand exposure to the antibiotic as a result...
How antibiotics affect the gut

How antibiotics affect the gut

Good health begins in the gut Many health experts agree that good health begins with balance in the body, particularly in the digestive system. Inside our bodies there are twenty times more bacteria than living cells, and maintaining the correct balance of good...