• Waking Up to a Probiotic Breakfast Can Do Wonders for Your Gut Health

    Waking Up to a Probiotic Breakfast Can Do Wonders for Your Gut Health

    Did you know that recent studies show people with poor gut diversity had lower quality of life? The health of your microbiome impacts your mental health, sleep, energy, the risk for chronic illnesses, and much more.  A probiotic breakfast can help you start the day on the right foot and boost your gut diversity and overall well-being. If you're unsure of where to start,...
  • How to Break a Bad Habit

    How to Break a Bad Habit

    While most people have at least one habit they’d like to break, some are more detrimental than others. While biting your nails or regularly pressing snooze might be bothersome, a habit like smoking or eating too much can negatively impact your health, and even potentially shortening your lifespan. It can be challenging to eliminate a habit, but it’s absolutely possible, and often necessary in order to...
  • 10 Things You Can do to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

    10 Things You Can do to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

    The holiday season is nearly upon us, and while this year may look a little different than usual, there are some practical ways to support your health and feel your best! Keeping your immune system strong is more important now than ever, and in a season when sugar, alcohol and other stressors are abundant, there are some simple ways to nourish your gut without...
  • Probiotics for Sleep: The Key to Restful Nights and Rejuvenated Mornings

    Probiotics for Sleep: The Key to Restful Nights and Rejuvenated Mornings

    Current research shows a connection between the gut microbiome and sleep patterns, and evidence suggests that improving your gut's healthy bacteria can lead to more restful sleep. Read on to discover how probiotics for sleep can help lower your stress, activate opiate receptors for better quality sleep, and help you get more rest.
  • The Gut Brain Axis: How it Impacts Sleep Quality

    The Gut Brain Axis: How it Impacts Sleep Quality

    The signaling that occurs between the microbiome and the brain is often mediated by compounds produced by the gut microbiome. This signaling could result in a more relaxed sleep cycle, or it could adversely affect it. Here’s a closer look at how the gut-brain axis impacts sleep quality.  What is the Gut Brain Axis?   Source The gut-brain axis refers to the two-way communication...
  • Not Sleeping Well? The Answer May Be in Your Gut

    Not Sleeping Well? The Answer May Be in Your Gut

    Up to 70 million Americans struggle with sleeping, according to research by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It’s a critical issue, as sleep is one of the most important pillars of good health. If you’re not getting enough, or your sleep is low quality, it can cause extreme fatigue, brain fog, increased stress, irritability, weight gain, and is linked to many...
  • 7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among US adults is staggering. Research shows that more than a third of US adults met the criteria for metabolic syndrome between 2011 to 2016. Since the prevalence of metabolic syndrome significantly increases with age, that number is likely even worse by now. Metabolic syndrome can have rippling effects on your health, body, and mental health. It can be...
  • The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    For many of us, it seems like the older we get the more health issues we have. In our 20s, we have fewer health complaints so routine check-ups often come back clear or we don’t even bother to get them. In recent years, by the mid-30s, sometimes earlier, the story is changing rapidly. The signs of metabolic disease have started to appear at younger...
  • Martha Carlin Featured on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian Lenzkes!

    Martha Carlin Featured on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian Lenzkes!

    I was honored to recently be a guest on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian Lenzkes! In this conversation, we discuss the microbiome triggers for diseases, the multitude of factors that affect the gut microbiome, learning to feed good bacteria and starve bad bacteria with diet and lifestyle changes, mannitol and its effect on the gut, toxoplasmosis, where to go for a...
  • How Does Sugar Shift Affect Energy Levels?

    How Does Sugar Shift Affect Energy Levels?

    We love hearing from our customers about what they were looking for in a probiotic and how ours has impacted their overall health! When Helen came across Sugar Shift, which helps the microbiome transform unneeded accumulations of sugars into mannitol, her energy levels at the time were low. She worked long hours and wasn't sleeping well. Nothing seemed to help.  When she started taking Sugar Shift, she...
  • Super Gut Probiotic Yogurt Recipe

    Super Gut Probiotic Yogurt Recipe

    If you've heard about the amazing health benefits of probiotic yogurt and have been wanting to try it, here's an easy recipe you can make at home with our probiotic Sugar Shift, thanks to powerhouse strain L. reuteri!
  • 5 gut-friendly reset recipes

    5 gut-friendly reset recipes

    With the advent of a new year comes an onslaught of detoxes, cleanses and reset recipes intended to help your digestive system recover after the holidays and start January off on the right foot. And while a reset can certainly be helpful, unfortunately for those struggling with issues like Diabetes, Parkinson’s, IBS, or gut-related challenges, general dietary advice can be misguided. So many protocols...
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