Your Definitive Guide to All the ‘-Biotics’
Here’s how to parse the buzziest suffix in health and wellness.
Take an Antibiotic Recently? Maybe Skip the Tuna
A 1984 study painted a shocking picture of how our gut protects us (or doesn’t) from dietary mercury. After nearly 40 years, we’re finally ready to understand the radical implications of this foundational research.
Seed vs. Other Probiotics: Why Quality Matters
Here we break down exactly what to look for in a probiotic, mythbust some of the most common misperceptions, share how our DS-01® Daily Synbiotic stacks up, and confirm when to trust your gut (pun intended).
The Microbiome’s Answer to Why Dieting Doesn’t Always Work
The new science of the microbiome suggests that we may have been thinking about dieting and body size all wrong.
Does Heat Impact My Gut Health?
Our SciCare team is coming in hot with answers to four FAQs about heat, probiotics, the microbiome, and your health.
Reader’s Digest: What Is the “Best” Diet for Your Gut?
Diet is one of the most important levers of gut health. But sifting through all of the (sometimes conflicting) information out there is overwhelming. Here, we distill “eating for your gut” to a simple, but powerful, guiding principle.
How Your Microbiome is Made—and How It Informs Your Lifelong Health
Your body is an ecosystem that is home to trillions of microbes that are crucial to your wellbeing. Here's how your microbiome is formed and how you can support it.
Why Is Gut Barrier Integrity Important?
The gut is a critical line of defense in your body; a gatekeeper between your bloodstream and the external world. So, what does it mean if your gut is “leaky”? And why does it matter?
The Gut-Immune Connection: The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Your Immunity
The gut and immune system are deeply connected, working together to carefully coordinate your body’s response to the world around and within you. But how do these seemingly separate systems influence one another? Microbes are an important part of the answer.
Unlocking New Potential in the Gut-Brain Axis
Our Gut-Brain Development Program will translate breakthrough research for a new class of probiotics targeting the gut-brain pathway. Plus a Q&A with gut-brain pioneer Dr. Sarkis Mazmanian.
Exploring the Oral Microbiome: The Hidden World in Your Mouth
With over 700 species of bacteria, your oral microbiome is the second-largest microbial community after your gut. Here’s how it affects your health and how to support it.
ProbioticsExplore this series
What are probiotics? How do they work? How you can choose the right one? You’ve come to the right place.
Your Top DS-01® Questions, Answered
Our SciCare team is sharing the answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about DS-01® —from the benefits of our synbiotic to how you know it’s working.
IBS, the Microbiome, and the Potential of Probiotics
CFU vs. AFU: How to Decipher Probiotic Labels
There’s a wealth of information that can be found on the label of a probiotic. You may be used to seeing MILLIONS and BILLIONS plastered all over, but what do these numbers mean? And how are they measured?