Probiotic Strains

Bifidobacterium Lactis: Main Benefits And Side Effects

The gastrointestinal tract is home to trillions of microorganisms, with a large focus often placed on the beneficial bacteria species. Different types of healthy bacteria thrive in the gut, each with its own particular functions. In this post, we turn our focus to Bifidobacterium Lactis.  Researchers have already found that a low number of Bifidobacterium species in the gut may increase the risk of certain diseases. On the other hand, increasing the intake of Bifidobacterium species may assist in the prevention of many illnesses. In Continue

About Ahmed Zayed

MBBch Ahmed gained his medical degree from the University of Alexandria in Egypt. He is a fitness and health enthusiast and is the author of a range of health related books. When he isn't treating patients in hospital he enjoys spending his time raising awareness about public health issues.

Saccharomyces Boulardii: Main Benefits And Side Effects

There are a lot of microorganisms that can enter the body. While some of these are considered bad and lead to disease, others have beneficial roles to play in the human body. When looking at probiotics and beneficial microorganisms, people often turn to the good bacteria found in fermented foods and supplements.  S. Boulardii is a relatively new addition to the world of beneficial microorganisms, particularly since it only became available as a supplement recently. This is not a bacterium, however. The term Saccharomyces Boulardii Continue

About Ahmed Zayed

MBBch Ahmed gained his medical degree from the University of Alexandria in Egypt. He is a fitness and health enthusiast and is the author of a range of health related books. When he isn't treating patients in hospital he enjoys spending his time raising awareness about public health issues.