Our body especially our gut is filled with good and bad bacteria. Good bacteria keeps the bad bacteria in check. Maintaining healthy gut bacteria affects many aspects of wellness. Research is now showing that probiotics contribute to many parts of our wellness. Probiotics can help prevent constipation and help to stop diarrhea. Probiotics can help our immune system, boost metabolism, help with weight loss, and improve overall wellbeing. Probiotics can help more complex diseases that affect the gastrointestinal health like Crohn’s disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
A 2005 study by Harvard Medicine shows that probiotics help to alleviate allergy symptoms including; seasonal allergies, asthma, and eczema.
In 2006 a study by Stanford University showed that individuals of healthy weight have a good amount of healthy bacteria compared to overweight individuals who have less good bacteria and more bad bacteria.
It is super easy to include probiotics and there is nothing to lose and everything to gain by including some of these items in your diet.
For Probiotics include;
Plain unflavored yogurt
I invite you to try adding a probiotic-rich food daily and see how you feel. Let me know if you do. I am rooting for you and wishing you the best.