You will often see many products advertised as having probiotic or prebiotics included in their “special formula”. Just go to any walmart and you’ll find yogurts and milks with the disclaimer of having Probiotics in big bold lettering, why do you think they advertise this way?
One reason that they include this in their advertising is because probiotics are so important for your GI health. The role of the probiotic is that it helps keep your body healthy and working well. This good bacteria (aka the probiotic) helps you in many ways, including fighting off bad bacteria when you have too much of it which in turn helps you feel better and your body function more efficiently. Which means they are great for promoting a healthy digestive tract and a healthy immune system!
How are Probiotics and Prebiotics connected?
8 Benefits of Probiotics
- Help Balance The Friendly Bacteria in Your Digestive System
- Can Help Prevent and Treat Diarrhea
- Supplements Improve Some Mental Health Conditions
- Certain Strains Can Help Keep Your Heart Healthy
- May Reduce the Severity of Certain Allergies and Eczema
- Can Help Reduce Symptoms of Certain Digestive Disorders
- May Help Boost Your Immune System
- May Help You Lose Weight and Belly Fat
You will see that there are many ways to incorporate good quality sources of probiotics and prebiotics into your diet. You want to find products that do not include sugar or artificial colors and flavorings which is most common with many generic store products.
Here are a few examples of good quality sources:
More importantly, we understand how it can be difficult to incorporate these food products into an everyday diet. If that is the case with you this is one of our go to supplement products!
BioDophilus Caps™ supplies the probiotic organisms Lactobacillus acidophilus (DDS-1 strain) and Bifidobacterium bifidum in a prebiotic base of fructooligosaccharides (FOS). Each capsule supplies 1 billion organisms.
If you were confused before we hope this has shed some light on the importance of probiotic and prebiotic functions in Gastrointestinal health!!