Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More [NOOK Book]

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One of the greatest discoveries to hit the health and nutrition market recently has been the effects of probiotics on nearly every aspect of our well-being. Research suggests that probiotics can benefit those with irritable bowel syndrome, eczema, lactose intolerance, diarrhea, cancer and more. More importantly, probiotics support the immune system and improve overall health, and may help cure those infected with E.coli or C.difficile, asthma sufferers or those infected by superbugs. With health benefits for ...

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Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More

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Overview

One of the greatest discoveries to hit the health and nutrition market recently has been the effects of probiotics on nearly every aspect of our well-being. Research suggests that probiotics can benefit those with irritable bowel syndrome, eczema, lactose intolerance, diarrhea, cancer and more. More importantly, probiotics support the immune system and improve overall health, and may help cure those infected with E.coli or C.difficile, asthma sufferers or those infected by superbugs. With health benefits for people of every age, gender and race, probiotics are the most important nutritional breakthrough so far this century. Despite these impressive discoveries, many are still unaware about the vast benefits associated with using probiotics, or confused by the array of choices and new information available on the market. This guide is a complete reference that will demystify probiotics, and show readers how to incorporate them safely and effectively into their lifestyles.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781443430098
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
  • Publication date: 9/10/2013
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 749,912
  • File size: 572 KB

Meet the Author

Allison Tannis BSc, MSc, RHN is a leading Canadian nutritional scientist and educator who is dedicated to bridging the gap between scientists and everyday consumers. Canadians rave about her firecracker personality as she can be seen and heard on health and nutrition television and radio shows, and as host of Healthy Living, heard in southern Ontario. She has a unique, unbiased way of converting complicated science into easy-to-swallow information. Author of Vitality: Quest for a Healthy Diet, Allison holds a BSc and an MSc in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Guelph. As a researcher, Allison led clinical trials investigating the effects of nutritional supplements on the health of Canadians. As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) she believes that despite the complexity of the human body, there are simple ways to improve health and vitality.

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Table of Contents

PART I: Probiotic Basics.

Chapter 1. Probiotics 101.

Chapter 2. A History of Probiotics.

Chapter 3. How Probiotics Work: Probiotics' Mechanism of Action.

Chapter 4. Not Created Equal: Probiotic Species and Strains.

Chapter 5. Prebiotics: food for Probiotics.

Part II: Probiotics to the Rescue.

Chapter 6. From Diarrhea to Constipation: Probiotics and the Toilet.

Chapter 7. Probiotics for Infants.

Chapter 8. Probiotic Rescue: Intestinal Dysbiosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Chapter 9. Allergies and Probiotics.

Chapter 10. Rescue from Lactose Intolerance.

Chapter 11. The Urogenital Tract and Probiotics: Yeast Buster and More.

Chapter 12. Probiotics for Strong Bones.

Chapter 13. Heart Attack: Probiotics and Their Effect on Cholesterol.

Chapter 14. Probiotics and Cancer.

Chapter 15. Gastric Reflux, Ulcers, Stomach Cancer and Probiotics.

Part III: Safety, Products and the Future of Probiotics.

Chapter 16. The Future of Probiotics: Superbugs, Asthma, Oral Health and More.

Chapter 17. the Safety of Probiotics.

Chapter 18. Finding Your Way Through the Supermarket and Supplement Aisles.

Chapter 19. Common Probiotic Species.

Appendices.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

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