Probiotics are beneficial living bacteria normally found in the gastrointestinal track. These bacterium are most easily be supplemented through dairy products. Probiotics act as a regulator and protector from harmful bacteria and will defend the intestinal region from discomfort.
Yogurt became popular in the 1980’s through its continual association with President Regan and lingering colon issues. During this time, doctors began prescribing yogurt as a way to relieve digestion issues and restore colon health. Through technology and improvements the yogurt industry created the ultimate dairy probiotic, probiotic yogurt, to help the body restore and sustain intestinal health.
Marketed as a “digestive aid”, probiotic yogurt is a healthy way to relieve the average consumer. Promoting the yogurt to sustain and create proper digestive health, this yogurt has been proven to make lasting changes to the intestinal track by creating healthy bacteria.
There are two kinds of probiotic bacteria found naturally in the body. Equally dispersed in yogurts this positive bacteria can have major health benefits. Probiotics are proven to reduce the effects of gastrointestinal issues such as Crohn’s Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, even Lactose Intolerance due to its reduction of irregular inflammation that is generally associated with these diseases. Colon Cancer is also said to be reduced by regular consumption of probiotic products because of its ability to decrease the amount carcinogens found in the digestive track. All in all probiotics are a great way to boost your immune system and prevent sickness.
Yogurt is an easy food to fit into your daily diet. With a plethora of varieties and flavors, yogurt can be mixed with your favorite cereal as a morning snack or converted into a great dip for fruits and vegetables. Consuming probiotcs on a regular basis can only improve your everyday health. So eat yogurt and stay healthy.