Probiotics Improve Bowel Function in Elderly

Elderly patients who are hospitalized for various reasons are often prone to developing bowel problems.  Most commonly, they have problems with constipation, but diarrhea is another common complaint.  We all know that bowel problems are almost the furthest thing from glamorous in our society, but they still have a huge impact on our day-to-day well-being.…

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Dietary Fiber Cheat Sheet!

Dietary fiber– Isn’t that stuff that you find in certain foods that make them taste really bad?  Well, sometimes, but not always… Though I personally cringe at the thought of sitting down to a breakfast of Bran Buds or similar types of cereals, we should be more cognizant of our dietary fiber intake. Most people…

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