Posts Tagged ‘probiotics’


What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Canine Constipation

Posted on November 19th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

Like humans, dogs can also become constipated. Canine constipation occurs when your pup has difficulty pooping (and the feces she produces are hard and dry) or isn’t pooping at all. While this problem occurs less frequently than canine diarrhea, it’s wise for dog parents to be aware of the dangers posed by this condition. According […]


How Your Gut Influences Your Emotional Health

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Maintaining your emotional health is an important part of promoting overall optimal health. Sadly, it is estimated that millions of Americans suffer from some type of depressive disorder. Medications for such disorders are available in the market, but they may cause you to experience more serious problems in the long run. You’re better off addressing […]


Dietary Supplements are Not the Key to Good Health

Posted on May 20th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  39 Comments »

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed that more than half of American adults are taking dietary supplements, including herbal extracts, multivitamins, and minerals. It marked an 11 percent increase in less than two decades, from 42 percent in 1988 to 53 percent in 2006. Americans spent almost 27 billion dollars […]


Dr. Mercola’s Top Travel Tips for a Great Vacation

Posted on April 22nd, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  7 Comments »

People go on vacation to relax and take a break from their normally busy schedules. But have you experienced coming back home from a trip feeling worse or more exhausted than ever? A 2002 Gallup poll revealed that 54 percent of people feel tired after returning from a vacation, while 19 percent felt “exhausted” or […]


Why Whey Protein is Ideal for Breakfast and Exercise

Posted on March 25th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  20 Comments »

The 2009 Food & Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes Toward Food, Nutrition, & Health conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation revealed that 93 percent of Americans consider breakfast to be the most important meal of the day. And yet, the same poll reported only 44 percent eat breakfast daily — breakfast that is usually […]

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