Probiotics save you from side effects of antibiotics.
What are Probiotics?
From the Curd of home remedies to the Yakult of OTC range, probiotics(PBs) have come a long way. Defined as micro-organisms PBs, when administered orally in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.
Probiotics are rapidly becoming popular for preserving natural health. However, the concept of probiotics is not a new one. Fermented milk products, which contain probiotics, have been used for centuries.Why?
- Some bacteria play a vital role in human health, while others have a negative impact on health.
- Probiotic organisms are like microscopic defenders which protect your body from invading organisms.
- Antibiotics often cause Diarrhoea. This is because antibiotics kill both good & bad bacteria. Probiotics taken with antibiotics can prevent loosies.
- Probiotics have other functions as well like breaking down food for Digestion, producing Lactase Enzyme( which helps digest milk sugar), producing Vitamins in intestine & changing acidic environment for harmful Bacteria.