As we know, bacteria can be very harmful to our body. But there is also good bacteria that is beneficial and enhances health. This bacteria lives in our gut and can help break down foods and absorb the nutrients our body needs. One way we can get this “good” bacteria is through probiotics. You can either take probiotics in supplement form or get them from different food products such as yogurt.
If the gut becomes unhealthy, probiotics can help restore the balance and ignite the immune system to prevent pathogens in creating disease. It is also said that probiotics can help with digestion, metabolism, improving sleep, mood, and energy levels and balancing blood sugar. There are many different types of probiotic strains. It’s best to look for a probiotic that has lactobacillus, bifidobacterium, or streptococcus. These bacteria’s live naturally in the human digestive tract and there is research that they provide great benefits.
Before starting on a probiotic first speak with your doctor. There are many different probiotic supplements out there and it is very important that you choose the right one.