Coronavirus and the Importance of a Strong Immune System

By Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer
Updated August 21, 2020

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We are now many months into the most devastating pandemic that much of our generation has seen, the disease known as Covid-19. Quarantining, lock-downs, social distancing, all the mitigating efforts we have undertaken to keep this virus at bay, have brought us to where we are today.… Read more

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

Gut Brain Connection

By Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer

“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, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center Neurogastroenterology, explaining the gut-brain connection.Read more

When Your Teens Are Obese: What You Can Do

Fast Food Obsession

by Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer

It’s not just the bullying and social rejection that teens who are obese face. Obesity has a profound effect on your child’s long-term health. While obesity rates among children and adults soar, researchers are providing ample evidence that serious illnesses linked to obesity, like heart disease and diabetes, are also on the increase.… Read more

How Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber Benefits Your Child—At Every Stage of Life

By:  Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer 

Happy Baby

While you are thrilled with your new baby, your joy may quickly turn to worry if your infant is suffering from gassy cries, painful constipation, an uncomfortable extended belly, and other signs of gastrointestinal distress.

With your doctor’s support, an easy solution may be the addition of Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber to your baby’s formula.… Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease: When the Brain Stops Functioning

Gut Related Approaches Bring Hope

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— Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer

We forget why we come into a room. We want to introduce a neighbor we’ve known for years—and forget her name. We search for a common word that remains elusive. If we are over 50, we start worrying. Are these the ordinary signs of an aging brain or are these symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?Read more

Supporting the International Effort to Reduce Preventable Disease

Prebiotin Joins True Health Initiative, a Global Coalition of Health Experts

Diet High Wire

By Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer

Are you aware that poor diet kills more people than smoking? That everything we understand about protein is incorrect? Or that most of our most deadly diseases are preventable?

For factual information that can save our lives and promote better health, we can now turn to the True Health Initiative.… Read more

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

Dr. Gerda EdwardsOur chronic health challenges are on the rise, affecting at least one of every two of us Americans today. This statistic could include you, a family member, friend, co-worker, or someone you meet in your daily activities.… 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.” – HippocratesBreast 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…

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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

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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