Food & Fitness After 50: Clearing the Confusion on Probiotic Supplements

A friend asked a simple question, “should I take a probiotic supplement?” I wish there was a simple “yes” or “no” answer, as I’m sure that is what she wanted. But, as with many questions in nutrition, the answer is it depends. It depends on: What is the reason for taking a probiotic supplement? IsContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Clearing the Confusion on Probiotic Supplements”

Food & Fitness After 50: Foods for a Healthy Gut: Part 1

We hear a lot about gut health, probiotics, prebiotics and foods that contain them, but it seems like there are more questions than answers on what it means to have a healthy gut. When I talk to older adults, gut health is bound to come up. I sat down with a gut health expert, JoContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Foods for a Healthy Gut: Part 1”