Posts in probiotics
The Real Reason You Need To Take Your Probiotic With Food

I’ve been taking a probiotic for many years now and for the most part I’ve been doing it wrong.

Maybe you’re like me and you’ve been doing it wrong, too. In which case, it’s time we start getting it right, ok?

Although most probiotic bottles advise to take your supplement with food (ours included!), I never really realized the importance of it until recently.

Sure, I would take my probiotic with food -- sometimes. And then, other times, I wouldn’t.

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The Truth About Probiotics

I realize I may have a bias in this realm, but the truth about probiotics is… they work.

They certainly help with digestive health and they also contribute to  immune health and mental health.

But here’s the other thing about probiotics, you might not know or realize: if you are new to taking probiotics, your microbiome might not respond so kindly… at first.

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Why I Became Obsessed with Probiotics

You see, I recently became obsessed with probiotics because I saw what they could do.

They helped my son's eczema far better than any pharmaceutical creams.

They helped lift my mood and helped me chill out (What!?! I'm high-strung.)

They help keep our whole family "regular" and so much healthier.

It used to be... if anyone sneezed in the general direction of my children, we'd be house-bound and sick for at least a week. Probably a week and a half.

These days, my kids are much more resilient and healthy.

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Getting Our Product Available for Purchase ...

I'm reminded of a time about 14 years ago when I was a senior year in high school, taking the ACT test..

I felt as if I had been sitting in that testing-seat FOOOOREEEVVEERRR.

And in that moment I realized....

I still had a bajillion questions to answer and, like, two more hours of test-taking-hell.

I won't forget it.

And I won't forget the tiny tear that fell from my cheek onto my multiple choice answer sheet. 

The feeling was exasperation.

And that feeling is similar to what I've been dealing with lately...

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