Are Probiotics Worth Your Money? Here’s What You Are Not Being Told
There is a health trend of consuming probiotics and according to Harvard Health Publications, when consumed, they can actively treat and prevent certain illnesses. They are great against irritable bowel syndrome and vaginal and urinary infections. You can delay the development of allergies in children and support overall gastrointestinal health by consuming probiotics.
WebMD says that probiotics balance the “good” and “bad” bacteria .
Unless you have a chronic inflammatory bowel disease or suffering through diarrhea due to an infection or antibiotic, and have prescribed probiotic in pill form, you can get probiotics through diet.
Authority Nutrition recommends yogurt as the best sources of probiotics, so purchase ones that contain active or live cultures. Activia, Yoplait Original, and Stoneyfield are three brands recommended by Livestrong.
Another source of probiotics is the fermented milk drink known as kefir.
Authority Nutrition,recommends kefir and says that he is better source of probiotics than is yogurt.
Fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi (both from cabbage), miso, tempeh (both fermented soybeans), kombucha (fermented tea), and pickles (fermented cucumbers) are also packed with probiotics and you can include them in your diet .
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