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  • USES OF SACCHAROMYCES BOULARDII

    USES OF SACCHAROMYCES BOULARDII

    Saccharomyces boulardii is a commonly used probiotic. It is effective in the treatment of a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders mainly diarrhea. This probiotic is also considered to be beneficial in combating various bacterial, parasite, and fungal infections. Intake of saccharomyces boulardii helps in strengthening the immune system. Saccharomyces boulardii is a tropical species of yeast. It was first isolated...

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  • LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS AND ITS USES

    LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS AND ITS USES

    Lactobacillus acidophilus is a type of probiotic. It can be obtained from fermented foods, yogurt, and supplements. Lactobacillus acidophilus is a type of bacteria that is predominantly found in the intestines. The best food sources of L. acidophilus are yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh, cheese, and Sauerkraut. Its major role in the body is to form lactic acid which it does...

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  • CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF ACNE

    CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF ACNE

    During the teenage years (or even adulthood), almost everyone at least comes across the word “acne”. It is a skin condition where the hair follicles get plugged with oil and dead skin cells, causing whiteheads, pimples, and blackheads. It is usually persistent; however, some effective treatments are available. Acne isn’t very serious or life-threatening; however, it may cause emotional stress...

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  • ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MULTIVITAMINS

    ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MULTIVITAMINS

    Multivitamins are one of the most commonly consumed supplements around the globe. Many people claim that they can enhance the overall well-being of a person by reducing the risk of many chronic diseases.  They are supplements that contain various vitamins and minerals. The content or nutritional values depend from brand to brand. Multivitamins are available in the form of tablets,...

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  • FOLIC ACID AND ITS USES

    FOLIC ACID AND ITS USES

    Folic acid is also known as vitamin B9 and it is essential for the optimal cellular development, growth of the body tissues, and the healthy development of the brain along with regulating the process of cell division and the production of DNA which is the genetic material. The most widely used sources of folic acid are dried beans, legumes, peas,...

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  • HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D3

    HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D3

    Vitamin D3 is one of the most essential nutrients that is required by the body to maintain overall well-being. Vitamin D3 is also known as cholecalciferol and its major functions are supporting the synthesis and release of the parathyroid hormone along with the regulation of the body’s calcium and phosphate levels. The other major effects of vitamin D3 in the...

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