16 reasons probiotics are important to our health

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Gut health is dependent on bacteria that exist in our gut.   The right mix of bacteria can help us have more energy, fewer diseases, and less gastric distress.   The wrong mix can mean bloated nights after eating a meal, gassiness, autoimmune diseases, and cardiac disease. A few doses of antibiotics can disrupt normal gut bacteria and affect our ability to digest, keep weight off, and more.   Perhaps, this is why it is so important to take probiotics after using antibiotics in the gut for a bacterial infection. The foods we eat can also affect the types of flora we have in our gut.   It is important to eat dark leafy vegetables to feed the gut. Check out this site for 16 reasons probiotics are important to gut health


by Katie Stone, ND September 30, 2018 If you haven’t heard about the amazing benefits of probiotics by now, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do! Probiotics are a type of beneficial bacteria that live in your gut. While this may sound strange, they’re actually a very important part of your immune system. In fact, up to 70 percent of your immune system cells reside in your gut! There’s a huge amount of scientific evidence to support the health benefits of probiotic bacteria. It’s been found that the many different species of probiotics can not only enhance your digestion, but also your skin, respiratory system, cognitive function, mood… and so much more. The health benefits associated with probiotics begin from the moment we’re born right through to old age. Much of our gut bacteria are established at birth and are usually nourished by the breast milk we receive from our mothers. As we grow and develop, our gut bacteria change, too. They're affected by our lifestyle, diet and other things we face in daily life – age, gender, stress, pollution, the environment and so on. Many of the scientific studies on probiotics show that they can provide positive changes for those with food allergies, behavioral disorders, mood changes, autoimmune disease, arthritis, chronic fatigue, skin disorders, and even cancer. That’s why a probiotic-rich diet is so valuable. Read more