Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs in 25% of the U.S. population, and in much higher rates in older and in overweight people. If not treated it can lead to severe liver damage. At the moment there are no FDA-approved medical treatments to prevent and/or reduce liver damage. Nevertheless, scientists have discovered that having a healthy liver is tied to a healthy mix of gut microbes. Carefully chosen blend of probiotic micro-organisms combined with a prebiotic to support their survival, has been shown in clinical trials to reduce the severity of liver disease caused by NAFLD.
By Stephen Harrington
Did you know that you have about 100 trillion microorganisms in your gut? That’s up to ten times the number of cells that make up the body itself! And what's even more astounding is that more than 70% of the human immune system is found in the lining of the gut itself! In fact, one of the best ways to take care of your immune system is to keep your probiotic balance in check. Learn the surprising number of benefits that a healthy gut can bring your body in this blog post!
Going abroad is one of the best occasions to try new and interesting foods. If you are going to visit a destination abroad, it’s worth knowing that bacterial floras can vary from that of your home country which can cause you various digestive issues.
By Steven Rosen