Have you every thought about supplementing your diet with probiotic foods? Have you wondered what probiotic foods should I be eating? Yogurt might be an obvious answer. But here are 9 others worth investigating. If you aren’t a big fan of these foods and want to guarantee your body receives plenty of beneficial bacteria, consider supplementing your diet with probiotic supplements to boost your digestive system and support immune health.
Pump up your morning smoothie with a shot of probiotics! Here are a few good smoothie recipes with probiotics that will support intestinal health†, relieve gas and bloating†, and promote regularity†. We’re all busy in the mornings, but taking the time to give your body a healthy start can make a big difference. Strawberry Banana: 1 banana 8 organic frozen strawberries 1 ½ cups unsweetened vanilla soy milk ½ tablespoon […]
What is a probiotic? You’ve heard the word before and may even have a vague idea that probiotics help with digestion – but what does probiotic really mean? The term has actually been around since 1965. The US National Library of Medicine defines probiotic as viable microorganisms that have positive health effects when sufficient amounts reach the intestines. In laymen’s terms: probiotics are good bacteria. That sounds like an oxymoron […]
Your body, which is actually more like a superorganism, is made up not only of 10 trillion human cells which are the products of 23,000 genes, but also of 100 trillion bacteria of various species bearing 3 million non-human genes! This means that your body has 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells. Why would that be important to you? First of all, because those microorganisms contribute to your […]
Bacteria can be both good and bad. Without bacteria, we would die, but some bacteria could kill us. They play an important role in supporting our bodily functions, educating our immune system, supporting our digestive and respiratory tracts, and protecting us against the bad bacteria that make us sick (so-called pathogens). The beneficial bacteria and other live microorganisms, or so-called probiotics, can have a “significant effect on the alleviation of […]