Does Sourdough Bread Have Probiotics? (Good For Gut?)

Does Sourdough Bread Have Probiotics? (Good For Gut?)

In this article, I will discuss whether sourdough contains probiotics like other fermented foods. If not, why? And if yes, which ones? Did you know Sourdough bread is fermented by gut-friendly bacteria?  But, unfortunately, it won’t supply you with any probiotic strain because they are all killed in bread making process. However, it is still…

Do Pickles Have Probiotics in Them? (Claussen, bubbies, Indian, homemade)

Do Pickles Have Probiotics in Them? (Claussen, bubbies, Indian, homemade)

Did you know that fermented foods are a good source of probiotics because they have live bacteria? Since pickles are fermented food, does that automatically mean that they also have probiotics? The answer actually varies, depending on the kind of pickles you get and the product type. Plenty of pickles contain high probiotic counts (measured…

Does Taking Probiotics Cause More Discharge? (BV & Yeast Infections)

Does Taking Probiotics Cause More Discharge? (BV & Yeast Infections)

For this article, I have looked into clinical evidence and user reviews to provide you with a satisfactory answer to the question of how probiotics cause more discharge. As an individual who has struggled with maintaining good gut health, I know firsthand how important it is to keep your microbiome in check. One area that…

How Often Should You Rotate Probiotics? (GUIDE)
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How Often Should You Rotate Probiotics? (GUIDE)

It is commonly advised to periodically rotate your probiotics due to their short shelf life. While research does confirm that taking probiotics in different formulations may lead to better results, the rationale behind this recommendation is based on factors other than the bacteria’s shelf life. Most experts agree that you should rotate your supplement every…

Does Oikos Yogurt Have Probiotics or Active Live Cultures?

Does Oikos Yogurt Have Probiotics or Active Live Cultures?

Many people associate yogurt with probiotics but do all yogurts really have probiotics? What about Oikos Greek yogurt? Key Highlights That might sound confusing. After all, Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus are well-known as probiotic strains, right? So, why is Oikos yogurt declared as a non-probiotic by its manufacturers even if they contain probiotic strains? …

Can Probiotics Help With UTI Prevention? (5 effective mechanisms)

Can Probiotics Help With UTI Prevention? (5 effective mechanisms)

Antibiotics have long been used to treat UTIs (urinary tract infections), but with the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the popularity of probiotics, can these good bacteria help prevent and treat these infections? I’ve got good news! Several studies have shown that probiotic strains can effectively be used to prevent and treat UTIs. Some are…

Do Probiotics Make Your Poop Stink? (LEARN WHY)
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Do Probiotics Make Your Poop Stink? (LEARN WHY)

For this read, I have reviewed user stories and scientific studies to find out if probiotics can make your poop stink and, if not, what could possibly be causing it. It is a well-established fact that probiotics may treat conditions like gut dysbiosis and relieve gastrointestinal symptoms. In fact, I have covered why some probiotics…

Will Oregano Oil Kill Good Bacteria & Probiotics? (new discovery)

Will Oregano Oil Kill Good Bacteria & Probiotics? (new discovery)

No doubt, Oregano oil is long considered a germ killer. Many people regularly take oregano oil for gut health. But because probiotics are bacteria and yeast, can the oil components tell the difference, or will they also kill the probiotics? Studies using oregano oil and probiotics have conflicting results. So, you might see some gut…

Can Probiotics Cause Iron Deficiency? (why increase iron absorption)

Can Probiotics Cause Iron Deficiency? (why increase iron absorption)

If you want to know whether probiotics reduce the body’s iron levels, the answer is no. Your probiotic supplement won’t deprive you of your body’s iron contents.   In fact, the International Probiotics Organization claims that based on evidence from many studies, the use of probiotics can help balance the required quantity of iron in your…

Can Probiotics Cause Joint Pain? (this might surprise you!)

Can Probiotics Cause Joint Pain? (this might surprise you!)

Did you know that according to my latest research on gut health statistics, the secret of youthfulness lies in the gut? Does that mean probiotics can also help us deal with age-related problems such as joint pain and arthritis or do they actually cause joint pain? I’ve found an interesting news while researching this topic: probiotics…