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Probiotics 101: A Simple Beginner's Guide
A probiotic is a live microorganism that provides health benefits when consumed. This article explains everything you need to know about probiotics.

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Probiotics

Probiotics

Most of our gut is filled with harmless bacteria.

Probiotics are a type of ‘good’ bacteria along with some living microorganisms which provide us with health benefits when eaten as suppleme...

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Types of Probiotics

There are dozens of different probiotic bacteria that are good for us. The two common groups are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.

The complex mix of gut bacteria inside ...

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Effects Of Bad Diet

An unbalanced gut flora, which happens when our diet is sub-optimal leads to numerous diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and chronic depression.

When people...

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Probiotics In Our Diet

Our digestive health has been linked to our gut bacteria and probiotic supplement can help many antibiotic-associated ailments. This includes the infamous irritable bowel syndrome(IBS), gas, bloati...

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Other Health Benefits Of Probiotics

Other Health Benefits Of Probiotics
  • Reduction of systemic inflammation
  • Reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety.
  • Lower of blood cholesterol
  • Reduction in blood pressure
  • Immune System e...

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They are generally well regulated by the body, but there are a few diet and lifestyle changes you can make to boost your levels naturally:

  • Eat lots of protein
  • Eat less saturated fat
  • Consume probiotics
  • Exercise often
  • Get enough sleep
  • Listen to music
  • Meditate
  • Get enough sunlight

The Second Brain In Our Gut

The brain and the gut are linked and in constant communication, and about 100 million nerve cells reside in the gut.

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Take Care Of Your Gut

Exposure and consumption of good bacteria are essential for a balanced brain, as it reduces inflammation and makes us more resilient to depressive states and trauma.

These new findings point towards better ways of treatment for psychiatric disorders. It is essential to take care of your gut bacteria for better mental health and a sharper brain.

Best foods don’t have labels

Best foods don’t have labels

Because they are just one ingredient: avocado, lentils, blueberries, broccoli, almonds, etc.

There is no "best diet"

The “best” diet is a theme: an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, and plain water for thirst. 

That can be with or without seafood; with or without dairy; with or without eggs; with or without some meat; high or low in total fat.

The "Age" of vegetables

The best vegetables are likely to be fresh and locally sourced, but flash frozen is nearly as good (as freezing delays aging). Those “fresh” vegetables that spend a long time in storage or transit are probably the least nutritious.

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