Probiotics - what are they and how do they work?
It is said that health and immunity come from the gut and, to be precise, from keeping it in perfect condition. There is no doubt that the role of bacterial bacteria for the proper functioning of the whole organism. Is using probiotics really effective? What are probiotics and how do they affect the digestive system?
What are probiotics?
A healthy, properly functioning gut is supported by the maintenance of an optimal state of the normal bacterial flora, often referred to as the gut microbiota. With regular use of supplements from the probiotic class, they can be kept in good condition and provide the necessary protection against the harmful effects of a number of serious risk factors. What are probiotics? These are products that contain strains of beneficial bacteria, which help
maintain an optimal balance of these microbes. A highly valued strain is Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, which is often recommended as supplements as part of a daily diet:
- long-term treatment with antibiotics and other pharmacological substances,
- After severe and serious infections or diseases of the gastrointestinal tract,
- the use of large amounts of dietary supplements and high-calorie diets (for example, strength and endurance athletes who have undergone extensive training),
- Regular consumption of alcohol or cigarette smoking.
How do probiotics work?
The main task of probiotics is to supplement the daily diet with beneficial bacteria that enrich the state of the normal bacterial flora in the intestine. Maintaining the optimal state of the microflora of the body provides a number of valuable benefits, which include increasing resistance to the harmful effects of pathogenic microorganisms, reducing the development of dangerous bacteria and viruses in the gastrointestinal tract, improving intestinal
peristalsis, as well as improving the purification of the body from unnecessary metabolic products. The action of probiotics also enhances the synthesis and assimilation of certain vitamins, supports digestive functions and further protects bacteria from spoilage.
Which probiotic to choose?
Recreational athletes, professional athletes, and all lovers of a healthy, varied diet can get the Collonbiotic 7GG Sport Edition probiotic from Olimp Sport Nutrition. These are unique capsules that enrich the daily diet and supply the gut with the valuable Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG bacteria at an incredible concentration of 7 billion CFU! The supplement, through the use of advanced microencapsulation technology, helped protect existing strains.
In addition, Collonbiotic 7GG Sport Edition has been enriched with the addition of a prebiotic in the form of fructooligosaccharides. Thanks to this, the bacteria get valuable food for their growth and the intestines can restore the lost microbiological balance faster. This is why the Olimp Sport Nutrition brand product is one of the most effective synbiotics.