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Military Gut Microbiome: Unique and Universal

Retired 27 year USN Veteran, Now a Doctor of Natural Medicine Explains

“Give yourself permission to achieve your best health possible!”

— Guest Blog by Dr. Gerda Edwards, PhD, DNM, FDN

See below for a Military Discount from Prebiotin®

Dr. Gerda EdwardsOur chronic health challenges are on the rise, affecting at least one of every two of us Americans today.… Read more

Why Prebiotics Might Help During & After Cancer Treatment

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” – Hippocrates

Proud and healthy breast cancer survivors

By:  Anne Mercer Larson, B.A., M.O.B., Prebiotin Director of Strategic Initiatives, Marketing & Public Relations

Carefully Considering What You Eat May Help You Through Cancer Treatment and Beyond

With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing, there’s no better time to take a hard look at how treatment techniques during and after cancer have evolved and, in particular, how prebiotics may help.… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness & The Gut Microbiome: Fight Back With Food!

Breast Cancer Prevention May Start in Your Gut…

female boxer

By:  Prebiotin Team
Updated:  October 4, 2019

“It’s not what you believe that counts; it’s what you believe enough to do.”  Gary Gulbranson

Cancer prevention is still very much under investigation, but virtually all researchers agree that lifestyle choices can have a huge impact on the likelihood of developing this disease.… Read more

Reducing Obesity-Induced Inflammation: Men’s Health Month Edition

men playing basketball

Anne Mercer Larson, June 13, 2016
Revised June 12, 2019

Most of us know that if we are overweight, we have more joint aches, back problems, and a higher risk for diabetes. But you may not be aware that excess stores of body fat can trigger inflammation throughout the body that complicates a wide range of common illnesses.… Read more

Are You Ben? A Father’s Day Message…

father & son walking

How to Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease

Anne Mercer Larson
June 13, 2016
Revised June 12, 2019

Even though Ben was about 30 pounds overweight and didn’t always get the exercise he should, he felt better than ever at his 40th birthday party. Surrounded by family and friends, he helped himself to a big piece of birthday cake, drank some champagne, smoked his favorite cigars, and sat around a bonfire enjoying roasted marshmallows.… Read more

ARE YOU ONE? National Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday June 2

Anne Mercer Larson enjoying life

Older adults enjoying life outdoors

Anne Mercer Larson

Updated: May 24, 2019

Amazingly, there are almost 15.5 million of us now in the United States who have survived some type of cancer. I am one, are you?

That fact is both a celebration and a challenge!

Currently, the number of new cancer cases for every 100,000 people is 439, according to NIH statistics.… Read more

Seasonal Allergies, Asthma, and Your Gut Health

man blowing his nose

by Prebiotin Team

Seasonal allergies and related asthma can really ruin your day. Red, itchy watery eyes, sneezing, ear pain, a runny nose, coughing, wheezing, labored breathing, and fatigue can all be a major barrier to enjoying your life—or even functioning effectively in any setting, from work to family time. You take medications that may help a little, use an inhaler, or avoid the outdoors all together, with plenty of time to wonder why your body is reacting so severely, while people around you don’t even have a sniffle.… Read more

Stressed Brain, Stressed Gut

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  How To Get Your Life Back

Gabriele Amersbach*

At one with nature

A college student misses classes because she is stuck in her room with nausea, pain, and gas. 

 A 46-year-old man doesn’t make it to the bathroom at a football game and now worries about  “close calls” or “disasters” every time he leaves the house for an event or travel—which he does less and less.Read more

One Easy Step – Lose Weight with Prebiotin

Celebrating Weight Loss

Frank W. Jackson, MD, Founder and Chairman Emeritus 

Updated March 21, 2019

Are you ready for a simple addition to your weight management that has proven results?  Prebiotin WM (Weight Management) can become the perfect addition to every diet, weight loss plan, or obesity treatment program.

To get the full benefit of Prebiotin WM, it is important to understand exactly how it fits into your overall digestive health.… Read more

Two Brains? The Answer to Treating My Depression May Be in my Gut

Gut Brain ConnectionBy Gabriele Amersbach*

“Our two brains ‘talk’ to each other, so therapies that help one may help the other. In a way, gastroenterologists (doctors who specialize in digestive conditions) are like counselors looking for ways to soothe the second brain.” Jay Pasricha, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Center Neurogastroenterology, explaining the gut-brain connection.Read more