Eczema & Probiotics


Although the role of probiotics in the treatment of eczema or atopic dermatitis remains controversial, there is evidence that suggests a relationship between gut microflora and kids with eczema. Kids lacking friendly bacteria appear to be more susceptible to eczema than kids with normal gut flora and that kids with eczema are particularly sensitive and…


Our Story


So you are getting ready to make a decision on which probiotic to use for your kid. There are so many products to choose from, especially online. Your pediatrician may have even recommended one, but still, how do you know it’s the best one for your kid? Maybe my story can help you make a…


Autism & Probiotics


Autism & Probiotics Autism affects about 1 out of every 100 children in developed countries where boys are four times more likely of developing autistic spectrum disorders. There is evidence that gut microflora plays a role in autism and probiotics or beneficial bacteria may help alleviate symptoms of digestive distress. If you have an autistic…


Probiotics and Antibiotics


If your child is frequently on antibiotics and often experiences diarrhea, then you may want to consider a probiotic. Studies show probiotics shorten diarrhea in children. The Cochrane Group (one of the most well respected global independent network of researchers) reviewed 63 studies with 8,014 patients where 56 of the trials recruited infants and young…


Do probiotics help with celiac disease?


Celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune condition where eating foods with gluten (wheat, rye, and barley) triggers the body to damage the small intestines. When the small intestines are damaged, nutrients cannot be absorbed properly by the body which can cause chronic digestive symptoms. About 2 million people in the US are affected and…


What is (NEC) necrotizing enterocolitis?


What is Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)? Before we answer that question, here are some statistics: About 4 million babies are born in the US every year and about 10% of them (400,000) are born premature (less than 37 weeks). Full term babies are between 38 and 42 weeks. Most people have never heard of Necrotizing Enterocolitis…


How to Compare Probiotics


Top Kids’ Probiotics Comparison If you are a parent, then you absolutely want a probiotic that is made in the USA for the reasons mentioned in my previous post.. Florastor is made in France and Culturelle packets are made in Italy. FloraTummyy is made in the USA, has only 5 ingredients: the 2 friendly bacterial…


7 Essential Tips When Buying Probiotics


How to choose the best probiotic comes down to these 7 Tips 1. Country of Origin: You absolutely want to buy probiotics made in the U.S.A. Probiotics made in the U.S. are less likely to lose their potency and more likely to contain more active strains at the time of consumption vs the time of…