Tag Archives: gut flora

Chlorine and Candida

Do you drink unfiltered tap water? If so you are almost certainly drinking chlorine as well, which is killing the good bacteria in you gut and making it easy for Candida grow. Of course, there is a good reason for this powerful chemical to be present in the water we drink. Chlorine is an effective […]

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What are Probiotics?

The average person carries around half a kilo (1lb) of bacteria around with them in their body. Literally billions of bacteria happily call your digestive system home, and most of them actually help your body. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics. While this gut flora is in balance it supports the […]

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