Probiotics aka good bacteria play a vital role in sustaining and promoting a healthy immune system. Good bacteria are live microorganisms when administered in adequate amounts confer a host of health benefits. (Source WHO)
Our body contains about 3.5 pounds of probiotic bacteria which is more than the weight of the brain. Probiotics have the ability to maintain the natural balance of the gut. An imbalance indicates that there are many bad bacteria due to illness, medications, poor dietary habits, etc.
Various studies reveal that when the balance between the harmful and good gut bacteria is hindered then overall physical, mental and emotional health is at risk. Probiotics works as a perfect pill to combat disease, burn fat and keep you young.
Fermented foods with an active live culture like yoghurt, miso, kimchi, tempeh, sauerkraut, kombucha are a good source of probiotics. It is also readily available in the form of supplements like capsules, liquids and powders. Probiotics, when taken in adequate amounts, promote gut health, bolster the immune system and helps lose weight. Also Read: Top 3 Vegan Probiotic Foods To Boost Your Overall Health
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