The Benefits of Probiotics
Why should you take a probiotic and what are the benefits of doing so? Well, as a matter of fact there’s many on both fronts! To start, understanding what a probiotic is will be essential. Probiotics are typically pills, but can be in gummy form as well (although a capsule is recommended), full of live bacteria that benefit your gut health. That sounds scary, but what is even scarier is the amount of HARMFUL bacteria in our gut biome on a daily basis.
Supplementing a probiotic is effectively “cleaning” your gut biome by replacing the bad bacteria with good ones! Some benefits of this include better digestion, better mental clarity, less bloating, and improved immune health. People who take probiotics daily report better well-being and near instant effects when starting. Probiotics are recommended for everyone and to be taken daily per the dosage on your preferred brand.
An important thing to note with your probiotic is; does it have PRE-biotics? Prebiotics are high-fiber “food” for the probiotic bacteria to feed on, allowing it to perform its job to the highest caliber. Some companies will conveniently leave prebiotics out of their product so you have to buy it separately. The probiotics we stock here at No Limits by Vital Planet contain your prebiotics already!
Probiotics are extremely beneficial for anyone regardless of being into health and fitness or not, it is as important as your greens and multivitamins! The CFU count is important to keep in mind, ideally a probiotic should be 25-50 billion CFU. Finding a quality probiotic that contains an adequate amount of prebiotic, and has a high CFU count will accelerate your progress no matter your goals!