Probiotics Promote Weight Loss & Reduce BMI View More

Do you eat yogurt on a daily basis to get more beneficial bacteria into your system?  Or, do you take a probiotic supplement to support digestion and boost immunity?   Now, a new study suggests that there may be an even more compelling reason to continue consuming your daily probiotics.  Weight control.   Gaining Weight?… Continue Reading

Prebiotic Foods View More

By David H. Rahm, M.D.   Q:  I’ve been taking a probiotic for years but lately I’m hearing more about prebiotics. What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics? And, should I be taking a prebiotic supplement?   Emerging research over the past decade, has given us a greater appreciation for the role that probiotics –… Continue Reading

Resistant Starch and Weight Loss View More

Are you getting the recommended 25-38 grams of fiber daily?  Although you’re trying to heed the advice to increase your fiber intake, most likely you’re falling considerably short of the recommended daily target.  Reaching this daily target is key especially if you’re trying to lose weight.   Emerging research which has examined the role that… Continue Reading