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SB (Saccharomyces boulardii) – the no BS Probiotic!

I would like to introduce you to a wonderful probiotic that I use frequently in my clinic … say hello to Saccharomyces boulardii (pronounced “sack-car-oh-my-sees boo-lard-dee”).

It is officially known as Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii since it is a subspecies of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker’s yeast).

Although the various names are daunting, it really is a powerful probiotic that is well tolerated. Saccharomyces boulardii (also referred to as S.boulardii or simply SB for ease) confers a positive health benefit on the host and is very beneficial for overall gut health and function, helping to maintain a healthy balance of good and bad microorganisms.

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Your Mouth Affects Your Health

 

You may have heard many times that “all disease begins in the gut”.

But what if I told you that … all disease actually begins in the MOUTH!

Let me explain further.

The human body has microbial colonies in many areas other than the intestinal system, and the ecology of these various microbial “communities” has a significant impact on many areas of health and disease.

One of the areas of the body inhabited by significant numbers of microbes that have recently been identified as having significant importance with regards to human health is the oral microbiome.

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