The holiday season is upon us. Between the big family dinners, the holiday parties, and the endless stream of tempting holiday treats, overeating is nearly impossible to avoid. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer with digestive discomfort. Taking steps now to maintain a healthy gut will reduce the likelihood of intestinal distress later. Probiotics are an excellent way to accomplish this.
Different strains of probiotics are available to target different areas of the gastrointestinal tract. However, not all brands of probiotics are the same. As many as 95 percent of existing commercial probiotic brands contain organisms that aren’t even alive and active by the time they reach your gut. NutraSense offers Dr. Shahani’s brand of high quality probiotics made by Nebraska Cultures. Dr. Khem Shahani was a pioneer in the field of probiotics and is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on probiotics and their role in digestive health. He discovered the popular DDS-1 strain of acidophilus in the late 1950s and laid the groundwork for manufacturing probiotics that survive through the stomach and remain viable in the colon to provide maximum benefits. His family continues his scientific research today. Continue reading