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Probiotics Benefit Metabolic Syndrome Patients

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  • Most people do not have the optimal balance of good and bad bacteria in their intestines. This imbalance can wreak havoc on your health in many ways and may contribute to weight problems
  • Ensuring that you’re getting a regular supply of good bacteria in your digestive system is so important because an estimated 80 percent of your immune system is located there
  • Processed foods in general will destroy healthy microflora and feed bad bacteria and yeast, while eating a diet of whole, organic foods will naturally support a healthy balance in your digestive tract
  • With the many toxins that surround you on a daily basis, it’s a wise choice to “reseed” your body with good bacteria from time to time by taking a high-quality probiotic supplement or eating fermented foods

A study found that probiotics could help improve the metabolic syndrome by counteracting the adverse effects of a high-fat diet. Metabolic syndrome is a condition characterized by central obesity, hypertension, and disturbed glucose and insulin metabolism.

The benefit comes as a result of reduction in tissue inflammation and metabolic endotaxemia.


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