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  1. Green Goods
    Cold and flu season is here and even though it's February, it's not going away any time soon. That's why we turn to these natural remedies for families to keep the doctors at bay. We try to keep our children safe and comfortable anytime they feel sick, and all too often we hear, "Just take them...
  2. Green Goods
    Our microbiomes are as individual to us as our fingerprints, and science is increasingly finding health benefits associated with the unique make-up of microbes that live inside each of us. A new study shows how gaps in a mom's microbiome appear to be a key risk factor in her child developing...
  3. Baby
    Science continually shows us how important the good microbes that inhabit our large intestine are to overall human health, and that our individual gut microbiomes form in babyhood. Now, a new study shows that treatment with probiotics has promising potential for babies who are lacking a certain...
  4. Toddler & Child
    As research points more and more to the importance of a healthy microbiome (gut) for nearly every physical and emotional function in our bodies, it's important we make sure our children's guts are the healthiest they can be. Here are some of the best foods for your child's gut. When I became...
  5. Green Goods
    Most women try to avoid bacteria while expecting. However, a new study shows that consuming probiotics, or "friendly bacteria," during pregnancy may lower the risk of the pre-eclampsia and pre-term birth. Preeclampsia affects two to eight percent of pregnancies worldwide, with an estimated 3.4%...
  6. Baby
    As any parent who has had a colicky baby will tell you, it can turn your world upside down. However, a recent review of studies reveals that the answer may be as simple as the probiotic "Lactobacillus reuteri." There is crying, and then there is colic. If you have ever parented a colicky...
  7. Pregnancy & Birth
    I love a good, old fashioned, hearty breakfast, so my quick go-to is always oatmeal. Combined with my favorite blueberry kefir, breakfast is a probiotic delight. Here's my recipe for Probiotic Blueberry Oatmeal: Recipe Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cup of rolled oats 3 1/4 cups of...
  8. Other
    Mothering is hard enough, but for those suffering from the baby blues, it can be downright overwhelming. A new study finds that probiotics may reduce the risk of postpartum depression. According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 9 U.S. women experience postpartum...
  9. Green Goods
    This time of year, we're all starting to think about growing things - fruits, vegetables, flowers. But don't forget to tend to the little micro organisms that grow inside your body, too. Just like spending time outside, eating fresh food and working the earth contribute to your wellness. The...
  10. Child & Teen Health
    My 8 year old daughter has her first yeast infection and I would love some advice on treatment and causes. We eat a LOT of fermented food in our home. She consumes sauerkraut, kim chi, kefir and yogurt almost daily. She wears cotton underwear, gets a good amount of sleep and has a strong immune...
  11. Green Goods
    This article is brought to us by WellFuture, maker of WellBelly and VacciShield We have been hearing for some time now about the importance of probiotics and the benefits which come from including them in our diet. Recently, a lot of research has been done concerning the benefits of...
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