March 7, 2016
    Recommended Probiotics for Kids

    Promoting healthy, diverse gut bacteria appears able to make a big difference in keeping us healthy. That’s why I often recommend probiotics for the kids in my pediatric practice. This is especially…

    Child eating cereal with his hands.
    February 16, 2015
    Probiotics & Kids with Food Allergies

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Are probiotics safe for kids with food allergies? Absolutely! In fact, I especially recommend probiotics for children with allergies because some studies have shown that probiotic…

    Probiotics for breastfeeding
    February 16, 2015
    Probiotics for Breastfeeding Moms and their Babies

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I'm a big fan of nursing moms taking probiotics because many studies have shown benefits to babies' immune systems. Most of these studies have used a strain of probiotic called LG…

    Probiotics: Powerful Prevention?
    September 7, 2010
    Probiotics: Powerful Prevention?

    What if there were a simple way that you could drop the number of coughs, colds, and fevers your child gets this school year by more than half? And when your child does get sick, what if you could cut…

    Crying baby in a stripped onesie
    August 21, 2009
    Colic Improved by Probiotics?

    The long crying spasms of colic can be exhausting for parents and babies alike. Because babies with colic have been shown in some studies to have fewer species of beneficial bacteria in their intestin…

    Surprising uses and Benefits of Yogurt
    November 7, 2000
    Surprising Uses & Benefits of Yogurt

    Dr. Greene's Answer: One of those ideas is true and one is not, but the larger truth about yogurt may surprise you! In school, my daughter is studying the diversity of ecosystems from the Great Barrie…