Avoiding the flu with probiotics

Let’s face it, we all will be exposed during the Cold and Flu season. There is really nothing we can do about that, however, we can take steps to staying UN-FLU (yes, I made that word up).

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for the whole health of your body, not just digestion. However, many think of these germs as the germs that cause disease, but the exact opposite is in fact true. When our Gut health is inline, we stay healthier, when the bad bacteria has overgrown, that is when disease(s) are formed.

Inside the human body, we contain trillions of Microorganisms- outnumbering human cells by 10 to 1, so think of probiotics as your own personal military. While you can receive good probiotics from the foods you eat, you need to remember, unless you are growing it yourself, it is likely that the strains are not pure. For this reason, you’re best to invest in a probiotic regimen.

When you have plenty of good bacteria in your gut, it’s harder for the pathogenic bacteria, that comes with a cold or flu, to take hold.

If the virus is in your intestinal tract, the good bacteria can surround & neutralize the virus. You can also aid this is adding a Magnesium rich supplement to your regimen, It will help remove harmful microbes and substances from your intestines, counteracting the effects of poor lifestyle choices and/or  the environment

Supplementing with probiotics is the easiest way to build up your good bacteria and keep your immune system strong all year long.

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