Jim Arsenis, a Registered Pharmacist based in Sydney and is the pharmacist and medical liaison to health care professionals for the probiotic range Qiara joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Supplement Channels to speak with us about probiotics in breast milk and how they affect both mother and infant health.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jim Arsenis discuss the following:
- Do probiotics exist naturally in breastmilk?
- How do they get there?
- What are the benefits for mother and baby?
- How can they be low or absent in breastmilk and what are the consequences?
- Can supplementation with a specific probiotic strain isolated from breastmilk help?
Jim Arsenis is a registered pharmacist based in Sydney. After graduating from the University of Sydney Jim has been a practising community pharmacist for over 25 years. Over this time Jim has developed a passion for natural and complementary medicine, particularly in how it can assist in restoring the bodys’ natural processes that promote health and prevent disease.
Jim has developed his passion by continuing education in complementary medicine which has led him to his speciality in the human microbiome, the trillions of bacterial cells that live within us and how they shape our health.
Today Jim is the pharmacist and medical liaison to health care professionals, representing Puremedic, for the breast milk isolated probiotic range Qiara.