How Probiotics Improve Your Digestive System

Most of us now know that having the right bacteria in our guts leads to a variety of health benefits. But the majority of the public is still unaware of just how profoundly beneficial a healthy microbiome can be - both in terms of maintaining weight and strengthening the immune system.

Historically, humans ate vast quantities of prebiotics in the form of fibrous plants to keep their gut bacteria in check. But thanks to stress, dietary changes, and sedentary lifestyles, the relative proportions of microbes along the digestive tract are changing - and it's not always for the better.

How Probiotics Improve Your Digestive System

Probiotics are a way to help restore the healthy balance of gut bacteria. They provide large quantities of the types of microorganisms that support good gut health. And many of these species churn out anti-inflammatory short-chain fatty acids, like butyrate, that improve brain and cardiovascular health.

Quality probiotics often contain Bacillus Coagulans that research shows reduce vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain while increasing the all-important stool frequency. Another species, Bifidobacterium Lactis, reduces constipation in IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) patients, improving comfort. And a further bacteria, Bifidobacterium Infantis, reduces intestinal inflammation and helps reduce global IBS systems, including cramping - the list goes on and on. Other helpful bacterial species you should look for when shopping for probiotics include Bifidobacterium Bifidum, Lactobacillus Planatarum, Bifidobacterium Breve, Lactobacillus Reuteri, Saccharomyces Boulardii, and Bifidobacterium Longum.

These ingredients are all included in our Perfect Probiotic which is also designed to enhance nutrient absorption for improved digestion.

Evidence That Probiotics Improve Your Digestive System

Probiotics are widely available as supplements - and there is now a lot of evidence that these products have a positive impact on the digestive tract.

Numerous studies suggest that adding beneficial bacteria to the gut may reduce diarrhea. For example, in one experiment, researchers found that taking a simple probiotic reduced the incidence of antibiotic-associated diarrhea by 42 percent.

In another study, investigators found that probiotics could help reduce diarrhea incidence in people who hadn't been taking antibiotics. A meta-analysis of more than 35 studies published in the Cochrane Review database found that probiotics reduced the duration of diarrhea symptoms by a massive 25 hours, almost cutting the length of symptoms in half.

Further evidence suggests that probiotics may help with other common digestive disorders, such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's, and inflammatory bowel disease - conditions that affect more than a million Americans.

Take Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus - two probiotic bacteria mentioned above. Studies show that adding these to the diet of ulcerative colitis patients helps to improve their symptoms. Further evidence supports the idea that specific probiotics are as effective as drugs for keeping people in remission - but without all the nasty side effects.

Thus, probiotics are potent tools that people can use to improve their gut health dramatically. Certain species of gut bacteria reduce the likelihood of necrotizing enterocolitis. Others slash the risk of developing IBS.

If you suffer from any of these conditions and are interested in adding Probiotics to your routine, consider Gut Garden’s Perfect Probiotic Our delayed release capsules are protected from the harsh environment of the stomach, ensuring delivery to the intestinal tract for improved metabolism, digestion, and immune function.

Perfect Probiotic
Perfect Probiotic
Perfect Probiotic
Perfect Probiotic
Perfect Probiotic

Perfect Probiotic

Introduce beneficial bacteria with Gut Garden’s Perfect Probiotic. Our high potency blend combines 10 proven cultured strains in a once-daily capsule containing over 13 billion colony forming units. Our delayed release capsules are protected from the harsh environment of the stomach, ensuring delivery to the intestinal tract for improved metabolism, digestion, and immune function.

Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 30

 Ingredient Name Amount Per Serving
Bacillus coagulans (2 Bill CFU/serving) 133.34mg
Bifidobacterium bifidum (1 Bill CFU/serving) 84mg
Potato Starch Powder 50mg
Lactobacillus plantarum (4 Bill CFU/serving) 40mg
Bifidobacterium breve (1 Bill CFU/serving) 33.34mg
Bifidobacterium lactis (1 Bill CFU/serving) 33.34mg
Lactobacillus reuteri (2 Bill CFU/serving) 20mg
Lactobacillus rhamnosus (.5 Bill CFU/serving) 16.67mg
Saccharomyces boulardii (.25 Bill CFU/serving) 12.5mg
Bifidobacterium infantis (1 Bill CFU/serving) 10mg
Bifidobacterium longum (.5 Bill CFU/serving) 10mg

Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Hypromellose (Capsule), and Gellan Gum

Take 1 capsule with meals or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Consult a Healthcare practitioner if pregnant or nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Q. What strain of l. reuteri is in this?

A. SD-5865

Q. What strains of l. plantarum and b. breve are in this probiotic?

A. Strain of L.plantarum is DSM 6595 and of B.breve is Vpro52

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