Susan Mitchell: Probiotics
If bacteria causes so many diseases -- why are we hearing so much about probiotics being a part of a healthy diet? Growing Bolder's registered dietitian and nutrition expert Dr. Susan Mitchell is clearing up the label confusion.
The Benefits of Eating Bugs!
Dear Pharmacist, You’re sort of obsessed with gut health because you frequently suggest probiotics to people seeking better health. I don’t take probiotics but I do appreciate your perspective. Not one of 14 doctors over six years has ever suggested probiotics. What’s the big deal? --R.M., Ocala, FloridaAnswer: Hmm, maybe you would not have needed 14 doctors if any one of them had warned...
Straight Talk: Picking the Right Probiotics
Registered dietitian and nutrition expert Dr. Susan Mitchell has some easy tips for what to look for so you choose a yogurt that is both delicious and good for you (did you know that the key is in the first ingredients on the list?).
Simple Steps to Look 15 Years Younger
met you at a book signing and was in awe of how good you look at 47
yo, your skin was radiant and you look 30 something, not a deep
wrinkle on you. What’s your secret? --L.J., San Diego, California
Dear L.J., Thank you! That warms my heart because I work at that. It’s harder
to maintain skin in Colorado, compared to humid Florida. Out here
it’s a desert....
Slippery Answer for a Sticky Stomach
dealt with stomach problems all my life. Sometimes it’s hard to
eat, but I am under physician care. What natural remedy can soothe my
tummy when it’s hard to eat? --.W.C., Denver, Colorado
Dear W.C., Probiotics are fundamental to digestive health. And a diet free of
common food allergens is in order. Today, But something like slippery
elm could help....