What are Probiotics?
Probiotics are the bacteria in your body that are not human cells.
They are incredibly small, and outnumber human cells 10:1, but are so small they only make up about 3% of your body’s total mass.
Probiotics provide many benefits for the body. They have been found to prevent and treat some illnesses. However, the promotion of a healthy digestive tract and a healthy immune system are their most widely studied benefits at this time.
Are there good and bad probiotics?
Probiotics are bacteria, and there are bad bacteria. But there are no “bad” probiotics.
What is a bad bacteria?
There are many common illnesses caused by bacteria. One extremely common bacterial illness is Strep Throat, caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes.
How do doctors treat bad bacteria illnesses?
The most common way that doctors treat bacterial illnesses is with an antibiotic, which is a medicine (such as penicillin or its derivatives) that inhibits the growth of or destroys microorganisms.
Are antibiotics effective?
Yes, antibiotics are very effective at destroying microorganism within the human body and allowing the body to heal.
Do antibiotics target just the bad bacteria?
No, antibiotics typically wipe out a wide variety of microorganisms and do not exclusively target the bad bacteria.
What happened to my probiotics after antibiotics?
Those probiotics that are supposed to outnumber human cells 10:1 are wiped out, and leaving your body’s digestive system much weaker.
How do I get a healthy balance of probiotics back into my system?
The best natural way to get a healthy balance of probiotics back into your body is through fermented foods like kombucha, sauerkraut, yogurt and more. You can also take probiotic supplements that will give your system a big boost! (I recommend Dr. Tobias probiotics)
How do I maintain a healthy balance of probiotics in daily life?
Include fermented foods like Kombucha regularly in your routine, and eat only organic foods. The pesticides that are used on non-organic foods can be harmful to your systems probiotics, so it is best to steer clear of non-organic foods.
What is an easy way to regularly consume probiotics?
(Warning: pandering) A Bucha Belly subscription enables you to receive extremely high-quality probiotics on a regular interval to ensure that your body maintains a healthy digestive system. You can pick subscriptions to deliver weekly, every other week, or once a month. Whatever meets your needs best!