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  • 5 Essentials for Healthy Travel

    Whether you’re headed to the campground or across the pond, there are a few travel essentials that can help keep you healthy, rested and ready to enjoy your adventures! We spoke with Heather Schrock, nutritional therapy practitioner at our store in Tigard, Ore., about her favorite travel recommendations. Melatonin “Even […]

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  • Buyer’s Guide: Probiotic Species and Strains

    Here’s a snapshot at different probiotic strains, when they’re useful and where to find them. Click to learn more about why we need probiotics. Probiotic species & strains  Health benefits Where you’ll find it Bifidobacterium longum   The most significant and important probiotics in the body, and among the first […]

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  • The Link Between Probiotics and Optimal Health (Video)

    Don’t know why you should be taking probiotics? Here, Dr. Tori Hudson talks about the importance of probiotics for people of all ages. Children’s probiotics can be helpful for reducing allergies, asthma, eczema and digestive problems; for adults, different strains can help reduce bowel diseases, bladder infections, vaginal infections and […]

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Probiotics

    Probiotics are an important part of your supplement regimen and can support immunity, balance digestive health and more (learn more about which strains to look for based on your health concern.) Here, Tori Hudson, ND, member of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board, answers some of the most common questions our […]

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  • What Are Probiotics (and Why do I Need Them?)

    What are probiotics? Probiotics are microorganisms, including both bacteria and yeast, that live in the small and large intestines (also referred to as the gut). Collectively, all organisms in the gut are referred to as flora. There are more than 400 different types of bacteria species living in the gut, […]