Category: Probiotics A-Z

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria A few years ago, my son received a microscope for his birthday. We put everything we could think of on those little glass slides — blades of grass, dog hair, even a drop of saliva — so we could peek at the inner workings. …

How probiotics may help ease social anxiety

How probiotics may help ease social anxiety You’re probably aware of the benefits of probiotics (aka “friendly” bacteria) for digestive health, which include reduced bloating, management of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), and help with diarrhea triggered by antibiotics or traveling. What you may not know is that probiotics …

CRISPR Directs Genome Evolution of Probiotic Bacteria

CRISPR Directs Genome Evolution of Probiotic Bacteria Are there genome editing tools running around in that yogurt you’re eating? Don’t drop your spoon and start scraping your tongue in a panic just yet, these proteins are a natural part of the bacteria that ferment milk into that creamy …