What are the benefits of probiotics for the immune system?
What are probiotics?
Probiotics are bacteria in our body that help assimilate nutrients. They are also called good bacteria because they are important for the immune system, prevent gastrointestinal disorders and reduce the growth of harmful bacteria.
Do Probiotics Support Immunity?
There are various strains of probiotic bacteria that have the ability to influence our immune system, resulting in an improvement in health. Specifically, probiotics support the process of increasing overall production, and the immune system becomes stronger. A are major secretory antibodies found in tears, saliva and respiratory secretions. Probiotics also have an antitumor effect, also due to the interaction with the immune system.
Moreover, probiotics help prevent and alleviate the symptoms of urinary tract infections, reduce eczema in children, fight the flu and cold, reduce the harmful effects of antibiotics on the body and contribute to the proper functioning of the digestive system. Antibiotics kill both the bacteria that cause a disease and the beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract. Because of this, urinary tract infections can occur, and probiotics are designed to prevent this.
Dr. Gheorghe Mencinicopschi also claims that probiotics have the following characteristics: they resist the action of gastric juice and bile salts, they are safe, they do not multiply in the intestine.
What foods contain probiotics?
Probiotics are present in various foods: fermented beverages, biscuits, cereals, dairy products, chocolate, wheat, onions, garlic, bananas, leeks, honey and chicory.
If you want to strengthen your immunity by consuming probiotics, try Kombucha, Tepache, or Chickpea with mango and coconut milk, and for dessert you can enjoy a chocolate bar with peanut butter. All this can be found in the Samsara menu. You can order here: https://www.samsaradelivery.ro/ro