In our gut there are both good (non-pathogenic) and bad (pathogenic) bacteria. For the proper functioning of our intestinal system there should be a balance between them. If this balance is disturbed, problems such as intestinal diseases arise.
What are probiotics?
They are bacteria that belong to the category of good bacteria, so their role is to ensure both the intestinal flora and its smooth functioning.
Their prevention contributes to the treatment of diseases such as
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
strengthen the immune system
regulate high cholesterol
regulate high blood pressure
taking them is necessary for people taking antibiotics. (The frequent use of antibiotics kill the intestinal flora, allowing the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. However, the intake of probiotics can prevent or even counter this development)
they have an anti-allergic effect.
What are prebiotics?
Prebiotics are not bacteria but specific forms of carbohydrates that form the food of probiotics (bacteria), enhancing their growth.
Which products are rich in probiotic bacteria?
It is the fermented products like
What are prebiotic products?
They are products with specific forms of carbohydrates such as
By combining probiotics and prebiotics, symbiotics arise, the consumption of which brings about optimal results in the health of the gut and the body.
yogurt with apple and honey
Yogurt with blueberries and cereal
smoothie with kefir banana oats and honey
a slice of yeast bread with some soft cheese
a slice of yeast bread with a couple of olives etc.
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