Probiotics and Chocolate – The Perfect Combination?

Sometimes a piece of news comes along which sounds too good to be true, like a glass of red wine being good for your health. Well, that happened again last month at a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), where a study was presented showing that not only is dark chocolate good for your health, but the reason it is so good for you may be due to our friend, the humble probiotic. Now that’s news that we like to hear! Scientists have for a long time believed that chocolate has beneficial properties, but have never been quite sure…. [Read More…]

Probiotics In Your Food: Do They Deliver The Benefits?

Probiotics are starting to get the widespread recognition they deserve as a functional part of a healthy diet, and like anything that gets consumer attention, a mass of commercial products have hit the market boasting probiotic benefits. But how effective are these products really? And do they deliver the benefits that they promise? Why the Emphasis on Probiotic Foods? For generations, the world has enjoyed a diet of “real food”.  This has been unprocessed, naturally occurring goodness, some of which has included traditional fermented foods that are high in probiotics. Today, real food is hard to come by – processed…. [Read More…]

Healthy Trinity Giveaway

Are you curious about probiotics?  You’ve heard good things about their benefits, but never tried them yourself? Well – here’s your chance to find out. Every day throughout the month of July, we will be giving away a one-month supply of Health Trinity – our internationally recognized probiotic product.  Each capsule contains a minimum 30 billion colony forming units (cfu) of three powerful super strains of beneficial bacteria: Lactobacillus acidophilus NAS, Bifidobacterium bifidumMalyoth, and Lactobacillus bulgaricus LB-51, delivered in a unique oil matrix capsule to ensure unmatched survivability and stability, delivering them to the small and large intestines with virtually no loss of potency. Every…. [Read More…]

Why Probiotics?

In our blog last week, we discussed some pointers for keeping your digestive system in great shape.  We highlighted a number of suggestions that, in effect, bring your diet and lifestyle closer to its “natural state” where we are living off the land, farming and catching our own food, physically working hard to survive, and generally returning our bodies to their evolutionary (or intelligently designed, depending on your beliefs) origins. The reality though, is that we are not cavemen. The stresses of today’s world make it very difficult to keep the balance of bacteria in your digestive tract. You can…. [Read More…]