Probiotic, Prebiotic – please explain!?

Such a great article, I couldn’t have made it any clearer myself….

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Two of todays health buzz words are Probiotics and Prebiotics – but what are they? Why do you need them? And in what way do they differ?

The digestive system is basically the work horse of the body. Everybody knows that  it is responsible for removing waste, but what most people don’t know, is that is is also responsible for  breaking down foods into glucose and nutrients the body needs for energy and nourishment.

The digestive system also constitutes 70 percent of the body’s immune system, meaning, that it performs a important role in defending the body against harmful bacteria and viruses.

Basically a healthy digestive system is paramount for general health and wellbeing. Poor digestion with affect every part of the body – the brain, nervous system, hormonal balance, reproductive system and the liver’s ability to properly detoxify.

Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms found in bacteria, yeast or fungi, and when…

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