Probiotics and IBS

Probiotic products come in many different doses and variable bacterial strains. People suffering from IBS who would like to try probiotics should check the label of their chosen product.  Some products contain other ingredients that can make IBS symptoms worse such as FODMAPs: prebiotics including FOS and inulin, the dairy sugar lactose, fructose, and low calorie […]

Micronutrients and depression

A study of more than 19,000 Spanish graduates published in October 2018 showed a significantly higher risk of depression for those with an inadequate intake of micronutrients in their diet.  The study concluded that having less than you need each day of four or more vitamins or minerals could play a moderate role in the development of […]