Holy Redeemer hospital in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania has access to complex equipment and expensive drugs, yet they have turned to a cheap solution for one of modern medicine’s most demanding problems.
It’s been known that one’s gastrointestinal tract functions in essence as one’s “second brain”, lined with hundreds of millions of neurons. The gut manufactures more dopamine & serotonin, important neurotransmitters that powerfully influence mood and motivation, than does the “head” brain.
The accepted view has been that due to the blood-brain barrier, hormones produced in one’s g-i tract can’t travel to the brain.
Eating probiotic yogurt might help the body to break down carbohydrates, new study shows.
In a review, The Cochrane Library of 14 Studies involving over 3000 people has concluded that probiotics can have a positive preventative effect against the common cold for both kids & adults.
The "good bacteria" (also referred to as probiotics) in yogurt and certain other foods has been found to have a wide variety of health benefits.