Probiotic Benefits

Reema Abdullah | January 10th, 2021

When you hear about bacteria you might jump to negative conclusion. There is actually good bacteria. Probiotics are live bacteria that are good for your body and mind. Your body has a mixture of good and bad bacteria, when there is a poor imbalance that is when health problems can occur. Probiotics are helpful for keeping your gut healthy and functioning.

The Western diet is depleted of probiotic foods. Most of the foods consumed on a western diet are absent of probiotic-rich foods, which is quite unfortunate. It shows a preference for salty or sweet flavors over the sour and tangy flavors of probiotic foods. It would be wise to include these foods into your diet.

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Probiotic rich foods:
Fermented foods pack a punch for probiotics. The best way to get your probiotics in is through whole, healthy foods. There is nothing wrong with taking a supplement, but foods add the vitamins and nutrients that will make it more optimal.

– Yogurt, kefir, kombucha, pickles, miso, tempeh, kimchi, cheeses, sourdough bread
– Fruits rich in probiotics include watermelon, grapefruit, bananas,

Research studies have been shown that adults or children with weak immune systems or illnesses should avoid probiotics. Some people actually have conditions which make them more susceptible to contract fungal and bacterial infections as a result of probiotic use. Make sure you’re clear before you turn to probiotics.

If you’re struggling to lose belly fat, probiotics may be the hidden element you can add to your diet. both the Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium family of probiotics have been proven n to reduce weight and belly fat. Lactobacillus gasseri appears to be one of the most potent strains for blasting belly fat. It is a great way to lose inches off of your waist line and to improve your gut health.

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