Probiotics are about, friendly and health-providing bacteria, mostly found in the gut and skin. You must be wondering to know that Bacteria is friendly. But it’s a fact that the human body has approximately 100 trillion bacteria in the gut and skin surface of the body. Most of them are health-friendly and neutralize the disease-causing bacteria to keep us disease-free. Whenever their ratio is altered in the form of reduced health-friendly bacteria, we get various diseases.

What are the health-friendly Bacteria? They are found on the skin surface and mainly in the large bowel. I’ll focus mainly on the Gut bacteria. They are Lactobacilli.

  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus.- Good for diarrhoea Acne and Vaginal health

  • Lactobacillus Rhamnosus.-They support the gastrointestinal system and eczema.

  • Lactobacillus plantarum- They reduce the inflammatory process.

  • Besides there are other friendly bacteria like Bacillus coagulans.Lactococcus lactis .Escherichia Coli.

PROBIOTICS BENIFIT.-1 Maintains and balances digestive system, thereby controlling – constipation or diarrhoea. 2 -Replenishes the deficiency of good bacteria caused by antibiotics or by diseases 3. Anti-inflammatory properties thus minimize any type of bowel discomfort 4- lowers the absorption of ingested fatty food and excrete it in faeces, thereby controlling obesity. 5 -Boosts the immune response of the body. 6- Also balances mental health and reduces anxiety and depression. 7- Protect against allergies, especially gluten and lactose. 8 – Maintains healthy skin and hair. 9–It controls eczema on the skin surfaces. 10-Also controls the fungal infections of the vagina and keeps it healthy. 11- Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.

FACTORS REDUCING FRIENDLY Behaviors 1: -Various diseases 2- Use of antibiotics. 3- Over / long-term medications 4: Stress and Anxiety 5: Smoking and alcohol consumption. 6: High-Sugar diet 7 -Sedentary habits and lack of exercise 8-Disturbed or Poor sleep quality 9- junk foods, processed food / refined products. 10 gluten or lactose allergies.

NATURAL SOURCES OF PROBILTCS: 1: Yogurt / Curd 2 – Kefir, -A dairy product 3 -Buttermilk All the fermented products 5-Paneer 6 Cheese – 7: Kambucha (Fermented black tee) 8 Indian foods like Idli Dosa, Dhokla, Kadhi, etc. 9-Pickles. 10-Apple Cedar Vinegar. All fermented foods or other things contain a lot of it.


PREBIOTICS: substances that boost the effect of probiotics or fortify the growth of health-friendly bacteria. They are mostly in fibre form. They serve as food or a medium for probiotics. Examples are bananas, apples, oats, and soybeans. Onions, barley, asparagus, etc.

SUPPLEMENTS: There are many drug supplements in capsule form containing mainly lactobacillus in units or combinations of prebiotics and probiotics or minerals and vitamins.

With the above facts, it is evident that probiotics are health-friendly bacteria. Its balance must be maintained in the body to keep the body disease-free and healthy.                                                    Why are probiotics so important to us?  Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that have beneficial effects on your body. These species already live in your body, along with many others. Probiotic supplements add to your existing supply of friendly microbes. They help fight off the less friendly types and boost your immunity against infections.                                    Satish Tripathi sctri48

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