Probiotics – Lactobacillus

Probiotics                                                                                                                           

Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.”Probiotics is live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics, but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be used. Probiotics are commonly consumed as part of fermented foods with specially added active live cultures, such as in yogurtsoy yogurt, or as dietary supplements      

                                                                                                                                 

Lactobacillus                                                                                         

Origin: They are naturally found in the digestive, urinary, and genital systems

Source:  Foods that are fermented, like yogurt, curd, buttermilk

Benefits: Lactobacillus helps in treating and preventing yeast infectionsurinary tract infectionirritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, treating lactose intolerance, skin disorders (fever blisterseczemaacne, and cancer sores), and prevention of respiratory infections, reduce abdominal pain, increases immune response and reduces overgrowth of pathogens in digestive tract.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Probiotics – Lactobacillus”

  1. My brother suggested I might like this blog. He was entirely right.
    This post actually made my day. You can not imagine simply how much
    time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s