postbiotic supplements

Postbiotic Supplements Guide

Postbiotic supplements overview A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that postbiotic supplements can replace probiotics. What are postbiotics? The term “postbiotics” refers to bioactive compounds produced when friendly (probiotic) bacteria consume fiber (prebiotics) in the lower colon. Postbiotics with the proper organic acids and bioactive compounds, such as butyrate or butyric acid, allow for […]

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Highs and Lows With Cortisol Levels?

What are cortisol levels?   The amount of cortisol levels produced is regulated by a feedback loop, where higher levels of cortisol in the blood can tell the brain to make less CRH and ACTH, and therefore reduce cortisol production. This system is known as the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, and it helps to keep our […]