A guide to probiotics and the foods and supplements that contain and support them. It helps to discover: the key role of probiotics and prebiotics in restoring healthy balance to our bodies; how to use probiotic foods and supplements to prevent allergies, IBS, and yeast infections; and how to introduce probiotics to your family and children.
Dr Gary Huffnagle is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, one of the top ten medical schools in America. He holds a BSc in microbiology from the Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in immunology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has published over ninety articles about microbes and the immune system in peer-reviewed scientific journals, academic reviews and textbooks; his credentials also include more than sixty invited national and international lectureships. See www.probioticsrevolution.com Sarah Wernick is an award-winning freelance writer. Her books include the bestselling Strong Women Stay Young, as well as Strong Women Stay Slim.Among her other coauthored books is Lung Cancer: Myths, Facts, Choices - and Hope, written with Claudia Henschke, M.D., of Cornell University and patient advocate Peggy McCarthy; the book received awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the American Medical Writers Association. Her website is www.sarahwernick.com