What is a probiotic?
Probiotics are made up of live yeast and or bacteria that is good for your gut! Many people aren’t aware that good bacteria lives naturally in your body to keep your body fighting fit! You’ll find most of this good bacteria living in your intestines.
How do they impact your body and your health?
Everyone’s body has its own unique makeup of bacteria which we call a microbiome. Your microbiome is there to keep you healthy and it made up of trillions of microbes. Microbes are a combination of
The aim of probiotics is to ensure that your microbiome remains healthy and balanced. If you are sick, and are taking antibiotics, some of your good bacteria can be killed along with the bad bacteria that is making you sick. It is important to have this good bacteria because it can help you fight off sicknesses by controlling your immune function and controlling inflammation. That’s why it is so so important to take probiotics – especially when you are taking antibiotics – in order to ensure your body can effectively:
- Digest food
- Control your immune system
- Stop bad bacteria entering your blood
- Breakdown and absorb medications
It is therefore so important to take a probiotic daily in order to ensure balance.
What type of probiotic is best to boost your immunity?
In order to ensure you are maintaining your gut health, and your immunity, it is important to take a probiotic once a day! However, you need to make sure that you find a probiotic that contains the best sickness fighting bacteria!! A clinical trial was conducted in 2018 and they found that the three best bacteria for fighting the common cold and respiratory infections are:
- Lactobacillus Paracasei
- Lactobacillus Paracasei CASEI 431
- Lactobacillus Fermentum PCC
So in order to boost your immunity, make sure you find a probiotic that contains all three and you should be good to go!
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