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Susanne & Torodd ~ Graindrops Founders

Graindrops Review

Posted by Gabrielle on April 19, 2015

I’m elated to share a review for the Graindrops probiotic beverage for a plethora of reasons.

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Probiotics are wonderful to promote a healthy gut for improving nutrient absorption as well as building your immune system.

Why is this product so special?!

When I say its “ONE OF A KIND“, that’s literally because to my knowledge..
Its the only dairy free vegan version, that’s organic, Non GMO and gluten free!

For her Recipes and more:  http://www.eatdrinkshrink.com/healthy-shweets/graindrops-review

Gabrielle, is the founder & creator of Eatdrinkshrink.com. She established this blog in May of 2012 to share her experience and knowledge as she pursue a career as a Registered Dietitian in New York City. She currently hold a BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from NYU and is pursuing a MS in Nutrition & Health Sciences while teaching yoga.

Don’t let the crowd determine your course

.. make a plan for good health by including the Triple cultured fermented goodness of Graindrops !

 

Probiotics promote digestive health

We know for sure that probiotics can help in the treatment and prevention of viral diarrheal illness and prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. There is fairly good evidence that they can help with symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, lactose intolerance, some food allergies and eczema. Other benefits may exist as well, but remain to be absolutely proven.

 

More:

http://www.floridatoday.com/story/life/wellness/2015/04/01/susie-bond-probiotics-promote-digestive-health/70727570/

Mothers Kisses – more than just warm & loving?

Study after study demonstrate that there is more than Love behind that smothering of kisses  – Digestive health – kiss your children and slip a glass of Triple Cultured Fermented Graindrops into their hands every morning.

 

Another benefit of breastfeeding is that the friendly bacteria that colonize a mother’s gut is passed from a mother to a baby in breast milk. When a mother is taking probiotics, there is evidence that these “good bugs” can help to strengthen a baby’s immune system and may be useful to treat or even prevent colic, allergies and atopic skin conditions like eczema.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/415352-probiotics-while-breastfeeding/

 

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Dogs act like probiotics helping the owners to grow healthy bacterial colonies in their body:

http://www.latinoshealth.com/articles/4966/20150321/spring-allergies-2015-dog-saliva-help-allergic-reaction.htm

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Backyard chicks, when around their mom, naturally integrate bacteria from the hen and the surrounding environment. This bacteria makes them healthier and more resistant to disease.

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/mar/22/probiotics-can-help-replace-antibiotics/?f=business

 

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The Role of Beneficial Bacteria in Mental Health

By June Rousso | June Rousso, Ph.D. | March 19, 2015

 

More and more research is focusing on the role of beneficial bacteria in the intestinal tract and mental health. Beneficial bacteria help the body function in different ways, including our supporting our emotional well-being, in contrast to bad bacteria such as E.coli and Clostridium difficile, which can make us ill.

Traditionally, studies have focused on the role of beneficial bacteria in digestion and immune health. Good bacteria digest and extract nutrients from the food we eat, and can synthesize certain nutrients, such as vitamin K and vitamin B12. Vitamin K helps our blood to clot and plays a role in bone health while vitamin B12 is involved in energy production, nervous system functioning, and the formation of red blood cells. Good bacteria also line our gut to fight off pathogens and thus reduce our risk of illness. They actually secrete chemicals to fight off microbes entering our body. Our gut truly has an intelligence of its own and has become known as our “second brain.”

More:

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/blog/the-role-of-beneficial-bacteria-in-mental-health/

St. Pat Smoothie

What do you get when you blend a little Kale, Spinach and Mint with your favorite Graindrops Flavor – A Everyday Treat!

 

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Palmer: Nutrition and Gut Health

Gut health is loosely defined as the general absence of disease or gastrointestinal illness. It’s a topic that is trending both in scientific research and in nutrition and wellness circles due to the far-reaching effects the well being of our gut has on overall health.

Everything we eat and drink must pass through our GI tract, which in turn feeds the millions of naturally occurring good and bad bacteria that live within our bodies. Keeping our gut microbiota in balance by promoting the good bacteria, known as probiotics, helps reduce our risk of chronic conditions and disease. Imbalance can be caused by a combination of poor diet, lack of exercise and chronic stress.

Foods that are high in dietary fat and fructose feed the negative bacteria in our GI tract, causing problems such as fatty liver disease and chronic inflammation. Plant-based foods that are nutrient dense and high in fiber, on the other hand, help to feed the good bacteria and have been associated with the prevention of health issues such as cancer, obesity and allergies.

Prebiotics act as food for the good probiotics in our gut. Foods such as whole grains, bananas, onions, garlic, honey and artichokes all provide prebiotics. While probiotics occur naturally inside of our bodies, they can also be introduced into our GI tract through foods. Yogurt and other fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kefir and kombucha tea all contain live, beneficial bacteria.

More:

http://magicvalley.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/palmer-nutrition-and-gut-health/article_105af571-4064-5131-b2e7-274846c64de8.html

Today is a good day –

–  to support the Planet by living healthy, buying healthy and thinking healthy – Drink organic, heart friendly, vegan, non-GMO. triple cultured Koji powered Graindrops!

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You Are What You Eat: Food Additive Emulsifier Inflames Mouse Gut And Causes Obesity

Feb 25, 2015 03:09 PM By Samantha Olson

 

Processed foods have changed the way we eat. Food can sit longer on shelves, but what does that mean for the stomach? In a new study published in the journal Nature, researchers from Georgia State University investigated how the widely used processed food additive emulsifiers played a role in the gut.

Emulsifiers are added to most processed foods in order to extend shelf life and add texture to the foods. The research team decided to feed mice a couple of the most common emulsifiers on the market — polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose — at doses comparable to a human’s consumption of processed foods. They watched the emulsifier change the mice’s gut microbiota, which is an individual’s personal 100 trillion bacteria inside the intestinal tract. Not only did this increase their chance of developing obesity-related disorders, but also inflammatory bowel disease. It’s no coincidence both conditions have been increasing since the 1950s.

More:

http://www.medicaldaily.com/you-are-what-you-eat-food-additive-emulsifier-inflames-mouse-gut-and-causes-obesity-323528

 

Full Study:

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14232.epdf?referrer_access_token=5oS6NByndwIPZ4MMoooQD9RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0OKski5KELCofuYPkpLIczYLv-XWfqq-RJQjh1pk9hoqc5AV3FioiGMWAAR-9pUqvA417b5r-Eh8zixJ_HeQ-IC