Probiotics are all the rage right now.
Are they really that good for you?
You may be asking yourself… what the heck is gut flora? Basically, your gut is host to about 100 trillion microorganisms that play many different roles in human health and disease. (THAT’S A LOT!) It is super important to have a healthy gut because our gut flora is responsible for 75% of our immune system. It also helps to regulate our metabolism and helps to provide normal digestion. Unhealthy gut flora is associated with obesity, diabetes, autoimmune disease and several others. So, I’d say that our gut flora is pretty important. Researchers are finding out just how important our gut is for our overall health. …