Category: Inner Health


Inner Health · Over 50

How to Choose the Best Probiotic Supplement for You

How to Choose the best Probiotic Supplement for You It’s important to note that there are different types of strains of probiotics. The probiotics benefits experienced with one probiotic strain may be completely different from the health benefits seen from another probiotic. Certain strains of probiotics support immunity, others digestion, and some even help burn …

Inner Health · Over 50

Probiotics for over 50’s

 Probiotics for over 50’s Research has shown that around age 60, there is a significant drop in the number of bacteria in your gut. According to Dr Sandra McFarlane from the microbiology and gut biology group at the University of Dundee, people over 60 typically have about 1,000-fold less “friendly” bacteria in their guts compared …

Inner Health · Over 50

The What, How and Who of Probiotics?

What Are Probiotics? How to Choose a Good Probiotic? Who Should Take a Probiotic? Probiotics are bacteria that line your digestive tract and support your body’s ability to absorb nutrients and fight infection. There are actually 10 times more probiotic bacteria in your gut then cells in your body! Your gut contains both beneficial and harmful …

Inner Health · Over 50

Top 7 Probiotic Killers

Top 7 Probiotic Killers Most people, including children, are in need of a probiotic boost due to the use of prescription medication, particularly antibiotics, as well as high-carbohydrate diets, the consumption of chlorinated and flouridated water, and conventional foods, such as non-organic meat and dairy that contain antibiotic residues. These chemicals kill off probiotics in your system, …

Inner Health · Over 50

6 Signs that You may need a Probiotic

The 6 Signs That You Might Need a Probiotic      In recent months, probiotics have gained HUGE popularity…and for good reason!      Countless scientific studies show there are beneficial effects of taking probiotics. They are linking probiotic supplements to: Improved digestion  Weight management Increased energy  Mental clarity  Healthier skin Stronger immunity. And it gets …

Inner Health · Over 50

Whats to Love about a Good Probiotic

Whats to love about a good Probiotic? I have good reason to sing the praises of probiotics as they have made an enormous change to my life. Probiotics are topic of conversation in the media at the moment for very good reason Most of us do not realise just how important they are to our …

Inner Health · Over 50

Did you know that Probiotics can rescue you from the Cold and Flu Virus?

How Probiotics Can Rescue You From The Cold And Flu Virus With the winter months upon us, colds and flu are just around the corner.  Probiotics can help your colds and flu by boosting the immune system. Most of the  studies investigating the benefit of probiotics used specific strains of probiotics. Evidently not all “beneficial …

Inner Health · Over 50

What are Probiotics?

What Are Probiotics?     Probiotics are live microbes that reside in our gut and can provide a miriad of health benefits in our bodies.      Probiotics are also referred to as “good”or “beneficial” microbes known as microbiomes or live microorganisms. At any point in time, the gut is             populated …

Beauty · Inner Health · Over 50

Don’t Just Survive. Thrive through Winter!

Tips to not just “Survive” winter but how to “Thrive” in winter for the over 50’s The nights are cool and the mornings are crisp. Winter is on the way. I love this time of year when the weather is “just right”…just like mama bear! However, I always go into winter with trepidation. This is …

Inner Health · Recipes

Seeded Snack Bar

Seeded Snack Bar Recipe Crunch on these tasty snack bars for a revitalising lift Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) contain protein, glutamate, vitamin B and magnesium. Sunflower seeds are a good source of folate (which promotes a healthy immune system), and vitamin E (an antioxidant which helps healthy hair and skin). Flax seeds contain soluble fibre and …