WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS?
WHAT PART DO PROBIOTICS PLAY IN
OVERALL GOOD HEALTH?
A probiotic has been defined as "live micro organisms
administered in adequate amounts which confer a beneficial health effect on the host."
According to US Probiotics.org "preliminary
studies report that certain probiotics can play an important role " keeping healthy people healthy."
The potential benefits of probiotic supplementation are many and varied.
The purpose of a probiotic is to help promote friendly bacteria that normally live
in the intestinal tract. Probiotic bacterial cultures are intended to assist the
body's natural gut flora reestablish itself. "Good" or "friendly" bacteria can be
destroyed by stress, poor diet, antibiotics and various medications, age illness and disease.
When "good" bacteria is destroyed or becomes out of balance,serious diseases or illnesses can develop. Many
times, probiotic supplementation is recommended by doctors and even more frequently by nutritionists. Probiotics are believed to
support the immune system for better defense against disease.
There has been much information in the media emphasizing the need for daily probiotic supplementation to maintain good health. There is ample information
available as to the benefits of probiotic supplementation. We have provided several links to give general information on probiotics, what they are
and how they may benefit you.
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(National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Using a probiotic can help support digestion, promote
immunity and aid in the elimination of harmful toxins. Probiotics also help regulate intestinal functions
that can greatly improve colon distress. The use of a probiotic helps to improve
growth of friendly bacteria, enhances vitamin and mineral absorption, soothes an irritable bowel and helps increase the body's
own natural resistance to harmful bacteria therefore offering needed immune support. Probiotics
are found in some whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, "live" yogurt or sauerkraut and kambucha.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF PROBIOTICS
favorably alters intestinal micro flora balance
* Inhibits the growth
of harmful bacteria
*Promotes good digestion
of vitamins and minerals
*Supports immune function
More people have come to realize the importance and many benefits of Probiotics in
helping maintain good health and are now supplementing with Probiotics
even if they are not “sick.”
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