Welcome to part two of one of the most downloaded Free and Inspired radio episodes – A Beginner’s Guide to probiotics.
In part one of the guide, which you can listen to here, find out what a probiotic is and some tips and tricks to get started if you’ve never taken them.
In this episode, discover some of the conditions where probiotics have evidence behind them and where they don’t!
Learn more about specific strains that allow you to be more intentional with your choices.
For example, discover the probiotic strain L.plantarum and its potential role in conditions ranging from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to help us live longer!
Did you know that probiotics might be able to help with seasonal allergies?
Specific strains of probiotics have positive research around preventing seasonal allergies. Learn about which ones might be able to help you!
For example, did you know that starting to supplement a few months before hay-fever can help with prevention?
Find out about other strains of probiotics and the initial studies around their role in long COVID.
For example, a study with Chinese patients used a combination of Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, and Streptococcus thermophilus at a dose of roughly sixty billion CFU daily.
Compared with a control group not taking probiotics, participants using the probiotics showed a significantly reduced time to achieving a negative test. Two key inflammatory indicators also decreased.
Probiotics may also have a role to play in the brain.
Did you know that researchers have been looking at specific strains to see if they can help with mental health?
Of course, if you want to know more, you can simply sign up for your free e-book and an in-depth view.
As an introduction, find out how probiotics may assist with depression, sleep quality and even anger!
All this and more in this episode of Free and Inspired radio!