Probiotics: Back to Basics
May 2, 2016•9 min
You hear about probiotics all the time, but what are they?You hear about probiotics all the time, but do you know what they really are? It's time for some clarity on the subject.Probiotics involves the use of living microorganisms that must stay alive in successful and potent quantities through processing, storing, shipping and in the gut to achieve health benefits. Simply, probiotics are friendly bacteria essential to our health and well-being.People often don't understand how important bacteria is to human life. The human body contains many bacteria. We ingest them when we eat and breathe, and we pass them when we eliminate waste. Many health issues come from a lack of healthy bacteria in the body.What's preventing us from getting all the helpful bacteria we need? Probiotics are being killed with excessive use of antibiotics and the chemicals in our environment and food.Listen in as probiotics expert Natasha Trenev discusses the basics of probiotics.