The Probiotics Revolution

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Ebury Publishing, Feb 23, 2010 - Cooking - 432 pages

If the thought of bacteria conjures up images of germs that should be avoided at all costs - and certainly not ingested - think again! Some friendly bacteria, called probiotics, are not only beneficial to your health, they're essential. Now one of the leading researchers in the field sheds light on the extraordinary benefits of these natural health superstars.

The Probiotics Revolution is an up-to-the-minute, highly accessible guide to probiotics and the foods and supplements that contain and support them. Discover:
- The key role of probiotics and prebiotics in restoring healthy balance to our bodies
- How to use probiotic foods and supplements to prevent and relieve allergies, IBS, yeast infections and much more
- A step-by-step plan for incorporating probiotics and prebiotics into your diet
- A complete buyer's guide to probiotic supplements
- How to introduce probiotics to your family and children

With new evidence to suggest that probiotics may help to fight asthma, cardiovascular disease, breast and colon cancer, autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue and even obesity, this is more than just Yakult - it is the health guide for 2007.

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The probiotics revolution: the definitive guide to safe, natural health solutions using probiotic and prebiotic foods and supplements

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Dr Gary Huffnagle is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, one of the top ten medical schools in America. He holds a BSc in microbiology from the Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in immunology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has published over ninety articles about microbes and the immune system in peer-reviewed scientific journals, academic reviews and textbooks; his credentials also include more than sixty invited national and international lectureships. See

Sarah Wernick is an award-winning freelance writer. Her books include the bestselling Strong Women Stay Young, as well as Strong Women Stay Slim.Among her other coauthored books is Lung Cancer: Myths, Facts, Choices - and Hope, written with Claudia Henschke, M.D., of Cornell University and patient advocate Peggy McCarthy; the book received awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the American Medical Writers Association. Her website is

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