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Flora Product Insights: Shelf-Stable Probiotics

June 16, 2020

Shelf-stable probiotics offer the promise of digestive and immune support on-the-go. As their name implies, shelf-stable probiotics are stable outside of the refrigerator, making them ideal to include in your future travel plans. Flora’s line consists of Women’s Care, Complete Care and Travel Care. What’s special about them that makes them shelf-stable though?  The first aspect is that the probiotic strains themselves are more resilient at room temperature than many refrigerated probiotic strains. Next, Flora adds a higher overage amount…

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Why Probiotics Help with Fertility, Pregnancy, and Vaginal Health

June 11, 2019
vaginal

Everywhere you turn you’ll find articles, videos, and memes about the power of probiotics. Probiotics have been touted as the next line of medicine for mental health issues, the solution to chronic inflammation, and might even ramp up your metabolism. Are they really all they’re cracked up to be? Could they really help with all of those health issues? In a nutshell… it looks like they just might! Plus, it looks like they’re an important addition to our collective diet….

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Family Health Lifestyle

Pre-Pregnancy Planning

May 6, 2018

Are you thinking about starting or expanding your family? Congratulations! That big decision deserves some celebration! The weeks or months between now and when you have a positive pregnancy test are very important for you and the father-to-be. There are important things for both of you to do to make sure your bodies are as healthy as possible before pregnancy. Why the men too? At conception, 50 percent of the DNA is from the father, so his health really matters!…

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C’mon Gut Healthy with Flora’s New Line of Probiotics!

March 7, 2016
Probiotics and Gut Health

Probiotics…did you know 80% of our immunity comes from our gut? We have a symbiotic relationship (life-enhancing for both parties) with some bacteria and a parasitic (life-stealing) relationship with others. The correct ratio for health and wellness is considered to be about 85% good to 15% bad. Unfortunately, most people, especially with our Western lifestyle and poor nutritional habits, will not have this healthy ratio between beneficial & pathogenic bacteria. We are faced with many threats to the beneficial bacteria…

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