Probiotics are living micro-organisms that are good and beneficial to human being. They are helpful in restoring the gut microflora when it becomes unbalanced due to different kind of illness, age or due to medication issues. There are two basic strains of probiotics i.e. Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Probiotics also have subcategories that includes probiotic drugs, probiotic foods( dairy products) and designed probiotics( genetic modification). Probiotics are healthy and safe to consume as they are as same as the good bacterias already living inside our gut, but if you are suffering from some major illness then you should avoid taking probiotics or consult your doctor before taking it.
In the form of food probiotics are available as :
d. acidophilus milk,
e. soft cheese etc.
Health benefits of Probiotics are:
- It competes with the pathogens.
- It reduces the duration of antibiotic associated side effects.
- It helps in managing the vaginal PH and hence reduce the chances of bacterial vaginosis.
- It boosts the health of gut microflora.
- It supports the immune system.
- Probiotics have been used for management of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms.
Probiotics have so many other health benefits too and more innovations can be done by the use of probiotics that can be helpful for human health.
Lucent biotech introduced ADVANCE 11 with the goodness of probiotics. It is safe to consume and can also eliminate vaginal problems along with improving gut flora.