With a healthy gut comes a healthy body. Having healthy gut bacteria can help your heart while your immune system will be more resilient to fighting off infections. Eating a balanced diet of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains will keep your gut at maximum goodness. While most have heard of probiotics. Many don’t know about Prebiotics and how they keep a food source for your gut microflora. These come from certain fermtented foods and supplements. It’s important to keep your stress levels down so that your system can function as a whole.
- There is an increasing body of research showing associations between our gut bacteria and health.
- Probiotics are beneficial bacteria, such as various strains of Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli, which are normal residents of the human digestive tract that we can take in supplement form.
- Sources of probiotics come from supplements and cultured/fermented foods, and prebiotics come from many of your high-fiber foods.
“Certain bacteria, including Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli, which are found in many probiotic products and yogurt, can help seal gaps between intestinal cells. Research has shown that these gaps between intestinal cells may increase the likelihood of a variety of intestinal disorders.”