The Wonder of Probiotics - Why you shouldn't be without them!

The Wonder of Probiotics - Why you shouldn't be without them!

Probiotics help restore friendly gut microflora that may be lost or disrupted during antibiotic treatment or as a result of stress, travel, alcohol, smoking, ageing etc Probiotics are live micro-organisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, provide health benefits. Of all the organs in the human body, those of the gut are most susceptible to external stress factors that can throw your beneficial bacteria off balance and undermine the body’s natural frontline of defense.  Probiotics help restore friendly gut microflora that may be lost or disrupted during antibiotic treatment or as a result of stress, travel, alcohol, smoking, ageing etc. 
Scientific studies have proven probiotics: 
• Support general well-being
 • Improve and maintain the level of good bacteria in the gut
 • Restore healthy digestive function
 • Aid food digestion and nutrient absorption
 • Reduce intestinal discomfort
 • Enhance the immune system

 People of all ages can benefit from taking probiotics. They can be particularly helpful if you:
 • Are an older adult
 • Have had surgery on your intestinal tract 
• Have recently been in hospital 
• Travel
• Smoke or drink alcohol
 • Are under stress from a busy lifestyle Common symptoms that can be signs of an imbalance of good and bad bacteria are:
 • Allergies and food sensitivities
 • Frequent constipation or diarrhoea
 • Poor digestion, acid reflux, bloating and other gut disorders
 • Frequent colds, flu or infections
 • Chronic yeast infections


 

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