Digestive System Support
I’ve been learning about some ways to make sure my digestive system is healthier. I’m starting to add a few of these tips into my daily regimen.
Probiotics: Good Bacteria
Did you know that we are made up of LOTS of "bugs"?
Yep, our body is full of microbes which do big, important jobs in our body, especially in our gut. They are VITAL for overall health. In fact, according to News for Health:
“Studies suggest that they may play roles in obesity, type 2 diabetes, IBS, and colon cancer. They might also affect how the immune system functions. This can affect how your body fights illness and disease. Recent studies have found that microbes’ effects on the immune system may impact the development of conditions such as allergy, asthma, and rheumatoid arthritis.”
Did you know that when we use antibiotics, it takes our gut SIX MONTHS to go back to its healthy state? Fermented foods are a great way to re-introduce healthy bacteria into our guts, but often we also need to supplement with probiotics. Having probiotics in your gut helps you make the most of the nutrients from your food, so when you eat a salad for lunch, you’re absorbing the most benefits from the spinach, carrots, and tomatoes.
Young Living's Life 9 is a top quality probiotic option.
Containing over 17 billion live cultures from 9 beneficial bacteria strains, Life 9 is a probiotic supplement that supports digestive health and gut and intestinal functions, leading to a healthier immune system. With a special bottle and cap to ensure freshness, these capsules also contain special delayed-release technology so the ingredients release in the small intestine.
Grab Mighty Pro for your kids (or yourself) as well. It is formulated for kids (but great for adults too). It Includes a PRE-biotic as well because as research continues to show us the importance of gut health, pre-biotics help set up the digestive system to get the most out of the pro-biotics.
This is for sure the first easy step to better digestive health.
What probiotics are you using/eating daily?