Probiotics are live bacteria that may be able to help prevent and treat some illnesses. Research into the benefits of probiotics has grown significantly over the last decade as they have surged in popularity.
Did you know that we are more bacteria than cells? and most of those bacteria are located in the gut and intestines. According to Dr Mercola, they are responsible for 80% of our immune function.
Some benefits of probiotics include:
- Prevent and treat antibiotic-associated diseases
- Promotes healthy cholesterol
- Reduce depression and anxiety
- Improve digestion
- Strengthen immune system
Adding natural probiotic to your diet is one of the best ways to improve your gut health, and this post shares 6 delicious drink recipes that are packed full of probiotics – sounds like a win-win!