Did You Start Your Life With Enough Probiotics?
Why does disease begin in the digestive tract? Yourdigestive tract is your first line of defense when it comesto your health. This is because of the good bacteria thatresides there. That is why the use of Probiotics is soimportant
Think of Probiotics - the good bacteria as guards againstincominginvaders. Having a good number of these beneficial bacteriain our digestive tract guards us against a whole range ofhealth problems and disorders. 85% good bacteria to 15% badbacteria is just about right.
Sadly, because of such things as stresses of modern life,the antibiotics you may have taken and having a digestivesystem that is not slightly acid, you likely do not haveenough of these good bacteria. This has a great affect onyour health and well being.
So how long have your Probiotics been out of balance?
First lets find out whether you got the healthy bacteria youneededas a baby.
Were you born naturally or delivered by Cesarean section? Itmakesa difference. It is by passing through the birth canal that ababyis introduced to the Bifidobacteria infantis and other friendlymicroorganisms
These friendly bacteria enter the baby's intestines through themouth and attach themselves to sites on the gastrointestinal wallbefore the unfreindly microorganisms from the outside world trytodo the same.
Breast-feeding then fosters the growth of Bifidobacteria,particularly Bifidobacteria infantis. If cesarean deliveredbabiesare then bottle-fed as well, they end up with adult-typemicroflorathat are not optimal for their health.
If you know that you were delivered by cesarean, or bottle fed,andyou have health problems, your digestive tract could use somehelp.Find a high quality probiotic product and stick with it for atleast 3Months.
You will find that you have an increase in better health, you mayhaveless allergies, less constipation and less bad breath.
Article written by Jeannie Crabtree C.Ac. For top quality Probiotic nutritional supplements visit http://www.health-doc.com/products/probiotics.html
Take Back Your Life 7
In parts 1-6 of this series of articles titled "Take Back Your Life", we discussed what could be considered the four wheels of the human wellness vehicle. We discussed the importance of proper cell function, the necessity of having and maintaining a balanced endocrine system, and the role of vitamins and minerals, including certain trace minerals as they relate to wellness, the value of antioxidants, the necessity of consuming plenty of enhanced water and what roles lactoferrin (Lf) and proline-rich peptide (PRP), which act to regulate and balance the immune system, play in helping to maintain a healthy body.
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