Probiotics are live microorganisms that serve a vital role in our health: to prevent and treat diseases, promote a healthy immune system and – of course – improve the health of our gut (or digestive tract.) Healthy probiotic levels help absorb vitamins and minerals, regulate hormones, and help expel toxins and other harmful byproducts from the body.
Over 2,000 years ago, the famous Greek Physician Hypocrites declared “All disease begins in the gut.”
Fast forward to today, and radical advancements in medicine, imaging technology, and research have reached the same conclusion: gut health is dang important! Researchers cite as many as 170 medical conditions linked to the health of the gastrointestinal tract.
Here are a few other roles that probiotics play in our body:
– Aid in the digestion of foods, ensuring breakdown and absorption of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and amino acids
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