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(NaturalHealth365) Probiotics are foods that help build the population of healthy bacteria in the gut. Why is this so important to human health? Because poor digestive health leads to a wide range of health issues from allergies to many forms of cancer.
(NaturalHealth365) Thanks to the fermentation craze, fizzy, probiotic-forward drinks such as kefir and kombucha are the elixirs of choice in health food circles. Originating in the Caucasus Mountains and derived from the Turkish word keyif, meaning “feeling good,” kefir is a nutrient-dense, milk-based drink packed with protein, B vitamins, potassium, and calcium. But it’s kefir’s high level of probiotics, a group of living cultures that help balance intestinal flora and improve gut health (microbiome), that have health-conscious consumers reaching for the sour, creamy concoction. Kefir is a wonder drink that has been popular in certain parts of the world for centuries, but if you’re just learning about it now, you’re not alone. .. kefir (pronounced keh-feer) has long lived in the shadow of kombucha, its trendy, probiotic “cousin.”
(NaturalHealth365) There is nothing particularly attractive or healthful-sounding about the phrase “gut bacteria.” In fact, one could say it sounds fairly unappealing! (Unless you understood what we’ll tell you today.)
In truth, gut bacteria – the thriving community composed of trillions of microbes in the digestive tract – just might be the best friend your body never knew it had.
(NaturalHealth365) Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis are serious conditions, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that the disorders claim over 41,000 lives per year. But there is hope that emerging data can change this bleak figure – researchers say that when it comes to a dangerous complication of liver disease that affects the brain, probiotics can play a lifesaving role.
(NaturalHealth365) No doubt, urinary tract infections are unpleasant, painful and (sadly) too common for many people. As a general rule, the chances of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) are higher among females with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimating that up to 60 percent of all women will experience a UTI at some point in their lives.
(NaturalHealth365) Do you eat probiotic-rich foods? These microorganisms – found in fermented foods and supplements – offer a wide range of health benefits. At a fundamental level, they help to restore a healthy balance of friendly bacteria in your gut. But, the really good news is what happens next. →
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Soki Choi som är föreläsare och medicine doktor från Karolinska Institutet säger att det genomförs intensiva projekt för att försöka isolera och förpacka bakterier i kapslar som ska användas i kampen mot autism, cancer, IBS, psoriasis, alzheimer, Parkinson och andra kroniska sjukdomar. TV Helse har sedan en tid publicerat artiklar om sambandet mellan mage-tarm och….Läs mera