Medical Foods Part 1: Science, History and Application

Supplements, Vitamins & Medical Foods Oh My! We’re in part one of our medical food series and it’s a big and confusing world out there. We’re diving into what exactly are medical foods, why do they exist, what are some common uses for them relating to specific conditions, and lastly what are the most popular medical foods themselves.

Get in My Belly! Power Your Digestive Health With Prebiotics

The good bacteria in our gut feed on prebiotics and produce short-chain fatty acids. These are then absorbed by the body and are beneficial to the rest of the body. There are three main categories of beneficial prebiotics: Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) and Trans-galacto-oligosaccharides (TOS).