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The Problem with Emulsifiers: Part 2

What’s the problem? The dark side of specific emulsifiers.

Gabriele Amersbach*

The FDA has designated common emulsifiers like polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose or cellulose gum (CMC) “generally regarded as safe” or GRAS. This designation is coveted because it indicates that the FDA considers GRAS substances non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. However, the problem is that emulsifiers have not consistently been tested for side effects.… Read more

Successful Use of Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber in NIH/NIDDK Study to Reduce Inflammation in Kidney Patients

Updated 5-15-18.

When you consider research coming out of the National Institutes of Health, most likely, you’re expecting the next new drug to fight cancer or lower blood pressure. “Inclusion of Prebiotin is a rare instance of a supplement being part of a significant National Institutes of Health (NIH) research study,” says Prebiotin CEO, Ron Walborn Jr.… Read more

Emulsifiers in Food Raise Concerns:
Part 1

-Gabriele Amersbach*

While not every product acting as an emulsifier is unhealthy, many are.  This blog explores the impact of the growing number of emulsifiers in our food supply.

In the last few years, a growing number of research studies indicate that common emulsifiers like carboxymethylcellulose, polysorbate 80, and carrageenan, to name just a few, may not be “benign” additions to processed foods.… Read more

Shelf Space at Expo West

Natural Products Expo West – Why were we there??

As our loyal enthusiasts know, Prebiotin is available on our website but many of you don’t realize that it is also available in many retail locations. Getting our product on store shelves is a team effort between Greg Cooper, our hardworking Director of Business and Product Development and key distributors like our friends at Select Nutrition.… Read more

Rewild your Gut with Stella Metsovas’ New Cookbook and Microbiome Resource

Wild Mediterranean: A Resource for Restoring Microbial Balance

–Gabriele Amersbach, Prebiotin Science Writer

Stella Metsovas is passionate about the bacteria in your gut. A globally recognized clinical nutritionist, media health expert, and specialist in food science and human nutrition, Stella has written a resource for restoring the microbial balance in the gut and rebooting overall health.

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month-Tips for Healthy Ways to Eat Out

By: Gabriele Amersbach*
Reviewed: March 1, 2018

Many of us lose our healthful eating habits the moment the bread basket arrives when we eat out. Celebrating March as National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to learn how to “put your best fork forward” when dining out.… Read more

Guest Blog
Peggy Lillis Foundation Fights C. diff

Peggy’s Story & Gala Sponsorship

Christian John Lillis and Liam Lillis, Co-founders, Peggy Lillis Foundation

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On October 21, 2016, the Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) held our Seventh Annual FIGHT C. DIFF Gala. We were proud to have Prebiotin as a Gala sponsor and supporter of our work building a nationwide Clostridium difficile (C.Read more

The Microbiome Hits #1 For 2017

Why do Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Game-Changing Medical Innovations Matter? Because it may just be “The Tipping Point…”

Anne Mercer Larson, M.O.B.
Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Prebiotin

Cleveland Clinic’s announcement of the Top 10 Medical Innovations came at the conclusion of the 2016 Medical Innovation Summit.

gut microbiome

The real surprise was the designation of the #1 spot to the Microbiome, welcome news to the “natural channel” product manufacturers, but more importantly to the millions of people globally who suffer from conditions and diseases that have the potential to be prevented and even healed.… Read more

The Focus of CBN News Special Segment: The Benefits of Prebiotics

Watch the full video on CBN News!

Prebiotics Can Help Create a Healthier & Happier You

by Anne Mercer Larson

A health segment Happy Gut, Happy Body aired on the 700 Club CBN News Friday, August 12, 2016, focusing on the power of prebiotics to affect and direct our health, wellness, and help prevent and even cure disease.… Read more

The Link Between Gut Bacteria & Rheumatoid Arthritis

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The cause of rheumatoid arthritis has baffled researchers for decades. The immune system is involved, of course, but what triggers the immune system in the first place? Researchers are starting to find answers in an unlikely place: the human gut. Mounting evidence suggests the bacteria that live in the human gut may be the trigger of rheumatoid arthritis.… Read more