Probiotic Health News

October 7, 2018

SCFAs Lower Cholesterol

Short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) are one of the most important groups of postbiotic metabolites produced by probiotic bacteria. SCFAs have a number of important health-regulating functions […]
October 7, 2018

Probiotic vs Antibiotics

By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN A landmark paper just published (Sept. 2018) reported that people who take probiotics regularly were 29% less likely to be […]
September 20, 2018

Response To Recently Published Research In Issue Of Cell Denoting The Benefits Of Probiotics

By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN Two studies published in the Sept. 6, 2018, issue of Cell have recently gained a great deal of publicity because […]
August 15, 2018

Next Generation Antibiotics

The overuse and misuse of antibiotics has created a global health crisis By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN Compounds named bacteriocinsi and defensinsii are postbiotic metabolites […]
August 7, 2018

Probiotics Regulate Bone Density

Science Catching Up to a Decade-old Studyby a Pioneer in Probiotic Health By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN Part 1: Review of Clinical Trials Studies in […]
August 2, 2018

Probiotics During or After Antibiotics

By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN As a pharmacist, I’m often asked, “Should I take a probiotic while still on the antibiotics or wait until I […]
July 16, 2018

Probiotic Bacteria Love Exercise

By Ross Pelton, RPh, PhD, CCN We all have days where we lack the motivation to exercise, and now studies give us yet another reason why […]
July 9, 2018

Health benefits of fermented foods: microbiota and beyond

SOURCE: Current Opinion in BiotechnologyVolume 44, April 2017, Pages 94-102 Maria L Marco, Dustin Heeney, Sylvie Binda, Christopher J Cifelli, Paul D Cotter, Benoit Foligné, […]