Did you know that 60-70% of your immune system lives in your gut? We all have a combination of "Healthy Gut Bacteria" and "Bad bacteria" in our system. The key is to make sure that the Healthy bacteria takes over the bad bacteria to make sure we stay healthy and strong. To keep the healthy bacteria thriving and the bad bacteria from taking over, we need to be mindful of what we are putting into our bodies. Having a healthy gut means a healthier you.. so here's what you should know:
What are Probiotics?
Lately we are surrounded by it.. "High in Probiotics, Great Source of Prebiotics and Probiotics... But what does that mean anyways?
Probiotics are organisms such as yeast or bacteria that are believed to improve health through whole foods and supplements. We have over 500 different types of bacteria in our Digestive System that work to keep the intestines healthy, assist in digesting food, as well as strengthening our immune systems. Probiotics are especially helpful when taking antibiotics, as the antibiotics are wiping out both the good and the bad bacteria in our systems to fight infection.
What are the Best Sources of Probiotics?