Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. Often referred to as ‘friendly bacteria’, they exist within our gut. Studies have shown that probiotics can aid our digestive health by helping to prevent symptoms of digestive upset - including wind, bloating and diarrhoea.
Advice and advise, affect and effect, aisle and isle—these words are commonly confused. Such words might look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. And there’s another often-confused pair to add to the list—probiotics and prebiotics. There is a common misconception that probiotics and prebiotics are the same, but news flash: they are not. However, prebiotics and probiotics both play equally important roles in your health. Read on to find out more.
There is no shortage of books or blogs if you are looking for tips on raising children. Accessing information on healthy diets or the benefits of getting enough sleep is often just a click away. However, one aspect which may not be so widely covered is the role of probiotics [...]
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GGis a strain of friendly bacteria that was first discovered in 1985. Now, over 30 years later, it has been the subject of over 1,000 clinical studies, making it the number one most studied probiotic strain.1†† But what is it about this beneficial bacteria strain that keeps scientists interested in studying and utilising its potential?
When seasons change, it’s important to support your immune health. From eating and drinking, to exercising and taking supplements, there are several steps you can take to help support your immune system! Which of these immune system-supporting activities may work best for you and your immune health? Read on to find out!
With a probiotic range designed to support every member of the family#, all Culturelle® products are designed to promote ongoing digestive support and everyday wellness. But with a choice of products, how can you decide which is best suited to you? While not all strains of friendly bacteria provide equal health [...]
When comparing probiotics, there are two items on the label that are crucial: the type of probiotic strain and the number of colony-forming units (CFUs) contained. You already know that Culturelle® contains 100% of the most clinically-studied probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG.†† Now it’s time to get into the details [...]
Single-strain probiotics vs. multi-strain options You have taken the first step towards maintaining your immune and digestive health by adding a probiotic to your daily routine, and that's great*! As you compare different probiotics, you’ll notice that Culturelle® contains only one probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, while many other brands contain [...]
So, you’ve decided to invest in your digestive health and take a daily probiotic supplement – that’s great! But with so much choice available, how do you know which one to choose?
Do you rely on a daily yoghurt as a source of friendly bacteria? Many people do. In this article we look at how probiotic yoghurts measure up to probiotic supplements such as Culturelle® and the results may surprise you…