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Probiotics for Constipation

Constipation affects millions of people of all ages worldwide every year. Fortunately, there is a science-backed natural option for helping to alleviate constipation, probiotics!

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Probiotics and seasonal allergies

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

As flowers bloom and the sun begins to shine brighter, many eagerly welcome the arrival of spring. However, for some, this beautiful season can bring along an unwelcome companion -...
Postbiotics

Flourish Probiotics and Postbiotics

One of the most unique aspects of Flourish probiotics is the fact that Flourish contains naturally occurring beneficial postbiotics. If you haven't read our first blog on what postbiotics are,...

Antibiotics and Probiotics

Antibiotics and the Need for Probiotics The topic of antibiotics is one of duality. On one side of the coin, antibiotics provide a powerful and effective way to treat bacterial...
postbiotics

What are Postbiotics?

In recent years, the field of gut health has gone through many shifts in focus beyond just the importance of probiotics. Likely, if you're familiar with probiotics, you have also...
Probiotics and seasonal allergies

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

As flowers bloom and the sun begins to shine brighter, many eagerly welcome the arrival of spring. However, for some, this beautiful season can bring along an unwelcome companion -...
Postbiotics

Flourish Probiotics and Postbiotics

One of the most unique aspects of Flourish probiotics is the fact that Flourish contains naturally occurring beneficial postbiotics. If you haven't read our first blog on what postbiotics are,...

Antibiotics and Probiotics

Antibiotics and the Need for Probiotics The topic of antibiotics is one of duality. On one side of the coin, antibiotics provide a powerful and effective way to treat bacterial...
postbiotics

What are Postbiotics?

In recent years, the field of gut health has gone through many shifts in focus beyond just the importance of probiotics. Likely, if you're familiar with probiotics, you have also...
Prebiotics

Prebiotics

Prebiotics Defined Since 2016, the International Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) has defined prebiotics as “a selectively fermented ingredient that results in specific changes in the composition and/or activity...
SIBO

SIBO

What is SIBO?  Small intestine bacterial overgrowth, better known as SIBO, is a challenge that many Americans face every year. Although the small intestine is the longest section of the...
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Take Probiotics This Cold and Flu Season!

Cold and flu season is upon us, and it's crucial to strengthen our immune systems to stay healthy. One effective and natural way to give your immune system a helping...
probiotics for athletes

Probiotics for Athletes

Athletes are constantly seeking ways to improve their performance, whether through training, nutrition, or recovery strategies. An area that is gaining significant attention is the use of probiotics for athletes...
chicken vegetable soup

Chicken & Vegetable Soup Remix

Harvesting Wellness Savor the bountiful harvest in September. This delicious, hearty Chicken & Vegetable Soup is gut-friendly and makes plenty to share. If the kids are starting fall sports and...
breastmilk

Probiotics and Breastfeeding

New mothers undoubtedly dedicate themselves to providing the best care and nourishment for their little bundles of joy. While breastfeeding is already a remarkable way to offer optimal nutrition to...
testosterone

Gut Health and Testosterone

Testosterone plays a vital role in men's health, but did you know that gut health and testosterone are connected? What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a sex hormone responsible for many...
lactose intolerant

Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

Regular intake of food is required to live. It’s closely tied to culture, celebrations, emotions, and traditions. How you intake your food is a personal choice too. Consequently, whether you...
prevent yeast infections and uti with probiotics

UTI and Yeast Infection Prevention with Probiotics

Urinary tract infections (UTI) and yeast infections are two of the most common types of infections that women experience. Often, these infections can be uncomfortable and painful and can even...
Gut Healthy Travel with probiotics

Gut-Healthy Traveling

What is gut-healthy traveling , you may wonder? Traveling to new places can impact your gut health for the worse, but probiotics can help prevent or reduce this unwanted distress! ...
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Flourish & Synergy

What is Synergy? Synergy is defined as the cooperation of two or more organizations that produces a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects. Bacteria are Naturally Synergistic....
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Probiotics and the Immune System

Let's talk about probiotics and the immune system. Can supplementing with these tiny organisms help you stay healthy? School is in session, and the dark cold days of winter are...
probiotics for men

Probiotics for Men

What are the “best” probiotics for men?   In our blog post The Importance of Men’s Gut Health, we learn that a gut is not just a gut. Although men and women...
Getting Dirty

Getting Dirty

What if getting “dirty” is actually good for your health?  You've probably heard the saying "A little dirt don't hurt!" Perhaps you’ve heard that running around outside barefoot can actually...
cooked apples and oats

Cooked Apples & Oats Recipe

We've all heard the saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." May I take you one warm, enticing step further? This Cooked Apples & Oats recipe has become...
alcohol use and gut health

Alcohol Use and Gut Health: A Crossroads

Have you ever wondered how alcohol use affects your gut health? As summertime approaches, kicking back on the deck with an ice-cold cocktail sound like a great way to end...
Mother and baby after C-section birth

C-section Birth & the Microbiome

Giving birth is one of the most profound experiences of life, occurring every second of every day all over the world. It can also be one of the most overwhelming...
IBS

IBS

Do you, or does someone you know, suffer from IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects an estimated 10-15% of the American population. However, only 5-7% of those actually receive the diagnosis. ...
endometriosis

Endometriosis and the Gut, A Powerful Connection

Endometriosis.  You've likely heard this term before, but do you know what it is?  Perhaps you know someone who has been afflicted by this painful disorder. Or maybe, you’re an...
FODMAPs Explained

FODMAPs Explained 

First of all, it’s important for us to highlight that the people who may benefit from a low FODMAP diet are those who suffer with irritable bowel syndrome or irritable...
Best time to take probiotics

Best Time to Take Probiotics

When is the best time to take my probiotic? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Many probiotic products on the market today have guidelines on when it's best to...
autoimmune disease

Autoimmune Disease and the Gut

As we continue to grow in depth of knowledge about gut health, let’s further our investigation about the immune system as it relates to autoimmune disease.  We should begin with...
why liquid probiotics

Why Liquid Probiotics?

Five Reasons to Love the Flexibility of Liquid Probiotics, and One Reason Not  One of the great things about Flourish probiotic is the all-natural liquid nature of the supplement. But...
how to choose a probiotic

How to Choose a Probiotic 

There are so many options! What are some of the key traits a good probiotic supplement should have to be most beneficial to you and your family? Before choosing a...
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Gut-Brain Axis

The connection between the gut and the brain is a two-way street. This 'street' is referred to as the gut-brain axis. For every 1 message going from the brain to...
LEAKY GUT

Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut. This is a common phrase around the gut health realm. It's used as an umbrella term to cover a common idea about the integrity of the intestines as...
Consistency is key

Consistency is Key

Consistency is KEY. (We say this a lot.) The main job of probiotics is to support a healthy balance of bacteria in your body. Your gut is filled with millions...
Back to School checklist

Back to School Checklist

It's already time to begin thinking about changing up the daily routine as many of us are preparing the kids to go back to school. Stay organized and feel accomplished...
Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats Recipe + Flavor Inspiration

With school and busy morning routines rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how to quickly and nutritiously feed those kids before they head out the door. Overnight oats...
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Who can benefit from probiotics?

According to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, gut issues like bloating, constipation, and diarrhea account for over 100 million US outpatient care visits every year. That means 100 million trips...
hummus bowl

Hummus Bowl with Chicken ‘Shawarma’ Recipe

Hummus is a great way to add fiber in a flavorful way to dinner. Personalize your hummus bowl with your favorite toppings – the sky is the limit! Just imagine...
Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

These gut-friendly beauties add a nice, cool tang to any meal. Pickled onions ferment in a snap and can be ready for dinner tonight! Raw onions make a great prebiotic, and...
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Hydration Motivation

The human body uses water for many processes to maintain homeostasis. It is also used in the body’s efforts to regulate body temperature, deliver nutrients, maintain electrolyte balance, and keep...
Mens gut health

The Importance of Men’s Gut Health 

It’s time... Time to feature men's health in the conversation about gut health.   A gut is a gut, right? As it turns out, men’s and women’s guts work differently....
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Clever Ways to REUSE your glass Flourish bottles

Do you enjoy your Flourish probiotics in our amber glass bottle? Reuse that bottle around the house as an added bonus! Simply remove the label and get rid of the...
women

Women as Bacterial Hosts

Yep. It’s true. Men and women are distinctly different from one another and studies are continuing to find that these differences affect the gut as well. Most science suggests the...

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Prebiotics

Prebiotics

Prebiotics Defined Since 2016, the International Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP)…

SIBO

SIBO

What is SIBO?  Small intestine bacterial overgrowth, better known as SIBO, is…

flourish living probiotic

Take Probiotics This Cold and Flu Season!

Cold and flu season is upon us, and it’s crucial to strengthen…

probiotics for athletes

Probiotics for Athletes

Athletes are constantly seeking ways to improve their performance, whether through training,…

chicken vegetable soup

Chicken & Vegetable Soup Remix

Harvesting wellness. This delicious, hearty Chicken & Vegetable Soup is gut-friendly and makes plenty to share.

breastmilk

Probiotics and Breastfeeding

New mothers undoubtedly dedicate themselves to providing the best care and nourishment for their little bundles of joy. While breastfeeding is already a remarkable way to offer optimal nutrition to a newborn, the power of supplementing probiotics and breastfeeding can take the benefits of breastfeeding to a whole new level!

testosterone

Gut Health and Testosterone

Testosterone plays a vital role in men’s health, but did you know…

lactose intolerant

Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

Food sensitivities and allergies are on the rise around the world in an alarming rate. An estimated 20% of Americans struggle with a food allergy or intolerance. But what’s the difference?  

prevent yeast infections and uti with probiotics

UTI and Yeast Infection Prevention with Probiotics

Urinary tract infections (UTI) and yeast infections are two of the most…

Gut Healthy Travel with probiotics

Gut-Healthy Traveling

To travel is to truly experience this beautiful and dynamic world, many say. Whether you are jet-setting across the globe or road-tripping across the state, the excitement that comes with traveling is hard to beat. Visiting new areas means soaking in new sights, unique cultures, delicious food, and so much more. However, new destinations can also mean encountering foreign microorganisms that can impact our digestive system for the worse. 

probiotics for contipation

Probiotics for Constipation

Constipation affects millions of people of all ages worldwide every year. Fortunately, there is a science-backed natural option for helping to alleviate constipation — probiotics! Understanding Constipation Constipation is a...
chicken vegetable soup

Chicken & Vegetable Soup Remix

Harvesting Wellness Savor the bountiful harvest in September. This delicious, hearty Chicken & Vegetable Soup is gut-friendly and makes plenty to share. If the kids are starting fall sports and...
Probiotics and seasonal allergies

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

As flowers bloom and the sun begins to shine brighter, many eagerly welcome the arrival of spring. However, for some, this beautiful season can bring along an unwelcome companion -...